Aiming for a September general availability release, Microsoft today shipped preview 6 of .NET Core 3.0, with the dev team pretty much finalizing the new feature codebase and beginning a focus on quality, fixing bugs and improving performance.
In the move from the ageing, Windows-only .NET Framework to the new open source, cross-platform .NET Core framework, some technologies weren't invited along for the ride, but open source projects may be coming to the rescue.
The hottest NuGet extensions for the hottest ASP.NET Core project.
Developer-focused analyst firm RedMonk, known for publishing one of the leading indices that measure programming language popularity, has noted the growth of Microsoft's TypeScript, stating it's "exploding" in relation to other languages.
Microsoft Web Template Studio, a new open source Visual Studio Code extension, has been unveiled to simplify and quicken the process of creating full-stack Web applications.
Microsoft announced Entity Framework 6.3 Preview, which takes the traditional open source object-relational mapping (ORM) framework to the .NET Core space, joining Entity Framework Core as an option for leveraging the upcoming .NET Core 3.0.
The well-documented bond between Visual Studio Code and Python has been further epitomized in new remote development tooling just announced for Microsoft's popular, open source, cross-platform code editor.
Almost four years after the debut of Apache Spark, .NET developers are on track to more easily use the popular Big Data processing framework in C# and F# projects.
The latest monthly update to the Python extension for Visual Studio Code makes it easier for developers to keep track of variables and their data when working with the ever-popular programming language in the ever-popular open source code editor.
On the same day we reported "the end of the experiment is in sight" for Microsoft's Blazor project, it did indeed graduate from experimental status to a preview of a new way to do Web UI with .NET languages like C#.
Microsoft's .NET Core 3.0 is out in a fourth preview as it nears general availability, with the exact release date to be revealed by the company at its Build developer conference in about three weeks.
Internet of Things specialist Particle has shipped a new Workbench development tool based on the ever-popular Visual Studio Code editor.
A GitHub project called VSCodium offers up the popular Visual Studio Code editor, but stripped of Microsoft customizations and released under a "real" open source license.
Microsoft shipped Windows Template Studio 3.1, updating the low-code tool for coding Universal Windows Platform applications with support for the brand-new Visual Studio 2019 release and more.
Microsoft has updated its open source, cross-platform F# language for functional programming, adding new functionality and positioning it to tackle machine learning projects in the future.