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  • Blog Post: dotnetConf 2014 Wrapup

    We just wanted to say thank you for your time attending the dotnetConf in June 2014 where we shared innovation and news about the present and future of .NET, all in a single place focusing on .NET technologies.  You may have missed sessions during the streaming delivered on June 25 th and 26 th...
  • Blog Post: Would you like a MultiDictionary?

    We’ve recently shipped new collection types on NuGet with our Immutable Collections package. NuGet allows us to ship prerelease and experimental versions of libraries to gather feedback from the community. In this post, our software developer intern Ian Hays will talk about his intern project:...
  • Blog Post: Update to SIMD Support

    A month ago we announced support for SIMD . Today, we're announcing an update to "RyuJIT" and our NuGet package that exposes the SIMD programming model. Updates to the Microsoft.Bcl.Simd NuGet package More types for Vector<T> We've expanded the support of the Vector<T> types: ...
  • Blog Post: Get your libraries ready for Windows Phone 8.1

    Two weeks ago, we released the Windows Phone preview for developers . In this post, I’ll cover what this means for library and app developers. What this means for library developers As a .NET developer you can target Windows Phone 8.1 via two platforms: Windows Phone 8.1 . This...
  • Blog Post: The JIT finally proposed. JIT and SIMD are getting married.

    Processor speed no longer follows Moore’s law . So in order to optimize the performance of your applications, it’s increasingly important to embrace parallelization. Or, as Herb Sutter phrased it, the free lunch is over . You may think that task-based programming or offloading work to...
  • Blog Post: The Next Generation of .NET

    At Build 2014 this week, we announced the next generation of .NET. The next generation will focus and deliver on two main themes: Core Innovation and cross-device apps. These themes are a direct result of your feedback, asking for new features in .NET and to make it easier to use .NET for all your apps...
  • Blog Post: .NET Framework 4.5.1 RTM => start coding

    Today, we’re announcing the availability of the .NET Framework 4.5.1 and Visual Studio 2013 ( Soma’s blog ). You can download these releases, now: .NET Framework 4.5.1 Visual Studio 2013 ( SDKs and targeting packs ) The .NET Framework 4.5.1 is a customer-focused release, based on feedback we’ve collected...
  • Blog Post: Immutable collections ready for prime time

    Today I’m very happy to announce that we released the stable version of the Microsoft.Bcl.Immutable NuGet package . We also published the MSDN documentation on immutable collections . Thank you! Nine months ago, we shipped the first preview of immutable collections. This was one of the first...
  • Blog Post: Immutable collections are now RC

    Over the past several months, we’ve been working on a new set of collection types that offer an immutable design. Today we are happy to announce that we are one step closer to a stable version of this work: we’ve just shipped the release candidate (1.0.23 RC) of the Microsoft.Bcl.Immutable...
  • Blog Post: Updated NuGet Support in Visual Studio 2012.4

    As Brian Harry recently announced, there will be a Visual Studio 2012 Update 4 . With RC2, we’ve updated the NuGet support. In this blog post, I’ll summarize those improvements. Updated NuGet Client The RTM version of Visual Studio 2012 included a fairly old version of the NuGet client...
  • Blog Post: NuGet Package Restore with Team Foundation Build

    Note: This post is now also part of the official NuGet documentation . In this post, I’ll provide a walkthrough on how to use package restore with Team Foundation Build with both, git as well TF version control . In our previous blog post on how we improved package restore , I showed that...
  • Blog Post: Portable Compression is now stable

    Today we are happy to announce that our portable compression library is now available as a stable NuGet package. Microsoft.Bcl.Compression Microsoft.Bcl.Compression provides the following APIs in a portable fashion: Compression streams ( Deflate & gzip ) Reading and writing ZIP archives...
  • Blog Post: Improved Package Restore

    As we’ve previously explained we receive various reports on how our NuGet packages don’t play nicely with NuGet’s package restore feature. In this blog post I’ll talk about an update we shipped to our infrastructure package Microsoft.Bcl.Build that reduces the impact. The Issue...
  • Blog Post: Documentation updates for .NET 4.5.1

    This post describes the changes that we’ve made to .NET Framework documentation for the .NET Framework 4.5.1. It was written by Cheryl Simmons, who works on the .NET Framework documentation team. In the recent preview release of the .NET Framework 4.5.1, we changed the way we update the documentation...
  • Blog Post: HttpClient 2.2 is now stable

    As promised , we’ve just pushed the RTM version of HttpClient 2.2 to NuGet . This version adds support for automatic decompression. As announced here , this doesn’t require a dependency on Microsoft.Bcl.Compression . This allowed us to support automatic decompression on more platforms and...
  • Blog Post: HttpClient 2.2 is now RC

    Today we are happy to announce the next step in providing a portable HttpClient with automatic decompression : we just pushed the RC version to NuGet . From Beta to RTM We haven’t changed much since the beta we shipped three weeks ago – simply because we didn’t have to. In...
  • Blog Post: Announcing the .NET Framework 4.5.1 Preview

    Update: The .NET Framework 4.5.1 RTM has been released and is available for download. The content below is still a great description of the .NET Framework 4.5.1 and is a great way to learn about the great features in the release. Today, we are announcing the .NET Framework 4.5.1 Preview, which includes...
  • Blog Post: Please welcome ImmutableArray<T>

    We’ve just released an update to our immutable collection package which adds a new member to the family of immutable collection types: ImmutableArray<T> . In this post, I’ll talk about why we added another collection and how it relates to the existing types. I’ll also cover...
  • Blog Post: Update to HttpClient and Automatic Decompression

    Two weeks ago, we published a beta of HttpClient that provides support for automatic decompression. Since then, we’ve received a fair amount of feedback, especially around the fact that it relies on a native implementation of compression that isn’t available on the same platforms as HttpClient...
  • Blog Post: NuGet Package Restore Issues

    We’ve received several reports that our NuGet packages broke the NuGet package restore feature . In this post, I’ll explain what the issue is, how you can work around it, and finally how we plan on fixing this issue in the long term. The problem and solution Microsoft.Bcl.Build and...
  • Blog Post: Portable Compression and HttpClient Working Together

    Today we’re happy to announce that we released two NuGet packages: A brand new Microsoft.Bcl.Compression (Beta) . A portable compression library that supports stream based compression (gzip, deflate) as well as ZIP archives. An updated Microsoft.Net.Http 2.2 (Beta) . Last week we shipped...
  • Blog Post: Get /httpclient/rtm – 200 OK

    As promised in our last blog post we’re releasing Microsoft.Net.Http as a stable NuGet package today. Yep, that’s right: You can finally start using the portable HttpClient 2.1 in production! As we’ve discussed in previous blog posts, HttpClient is a modern networking API which makes...
  • Blog Post: Portable HttpClient is now available as RC

    Three months ago we shipped the first preview of the portable HttpClient . Many of you wondered when we would ship the RTM version. Today, we’re happy to announce the first step towards an RTM: We shipped a release candidate (RC) of HttpClient ( Microsoft.Net.Http package on NuGet ) that includes...
  • Blog Post: .NET Framework Documentation Improvements

    The CLR documentation team has been busy responding to feedback and making updates and changes to the .NET Framework documentation in the MSDN Library. We would like to tell you about the most recent set of document updates, which were published earlier in February. Performance content We have received...
  • Blog Post: The Microsoft Build 2012 Event — .NET Framework Highlights

    It was at the first BUILD conference last year that we announced the .NET Framework 4.5. BUILD last week was a big opportunity for us to reflect on the incredible things you can do with .NET 4.5 and Windows 8. It was also a place where we could launch the great new things now available in Windows Phone...
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