Many many years ago I wrote a blog post about what .NET Developers ought to know. Unfortunately what was just a list of questions was abused by recruiters and others who used it as a harsh litmus test. When you are writing code for your application, sometimes you encounter something that you're using across multiple projects, or that may be valuable to other software developers you know. In .NET, the "right" way to share those things is by packaging an ... core - Home repository for .NET Core Microsoft is hosting its annual Connect(); developer event in New York today. With .NET being at the core of many of its efforts, including on the open source side, it's no surprise that the event also featured a few .NET-centric announcements as well. We're excited to announce the .NET Core 1.1 Preview 1 release today. It includes support for additional Linux distributions, has many updates and is the first Current release. I will describe all of these changes below. The release is a preview release an... In my last post, I talked about how we want to make porting to .NET Core easier. In this post, I'll focus on how we're making this plan a reality with .NET Standard. We'll cover which APIs we plan to include, how cross-framework compatibility will work, a... Today we are excited to announce the availability of the .NET Framework 4.6.2! Many of the changes are based on your feedback, including those submitted on UserVoice and Connect. Thanks for your continued help and engagement! Later this year, we're going to ship a new version of Microsoft's tools for F#. This will include support for F# 4.1, featuring important incremental improvements to the language that have been developed in conjunction with F# users and contributors.