Blog - Title

  • .NET Blog

    Announcing the release of .NET Framework 4.5 RTM - Product and Source Code

    • 52 Comments
    Updated – 8/16/2012: Added license information about the source code release. Today, we are happy to announce the availability of Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 and Visual Studio 2012. You can develop apps that will take advantage of all the great features...
  • .NET Blog

    .NET Framework 4.5 Talks from TechEd 2012 and aspConf

    • 0 Comments
    The .NET Framework team is out at conferences all the time. We love getting to meet with you all to discuss the latest news about what we’re building and even better learning about what all of you want to build. Deon Herbert, a program manager on the...
  • .NET Blog

    The .NET Framework 4.5 includes new garbage collector enhancements for client and server apps

    • 13 Comments
    What makes managed code, “managed”? Most people would point to the garbage collector. Automatic memory management makes a tremendous difference in programmer productivity. And when garbage collection improves, all .NET applications benefit. Abhishek Mondal...
  • .NET Blog

    Targeting Multiple Platforms with Portable Code: Overview

    • 11 Comments
    As programming with .NET has become prevalent on all Microsoft platforms, targeting multiple platforms at once becomes a critical desire amongst developers. In fact, we see the future of library development moving to supporting an intersection of platforms...
  • .NET Blog

    New .NET Diagnostic info added to Process Explorer

    • 28 Comments
    Productivity is the hallmark of programming with managed code. So often productivity boils down to figuring out why something isn’t working – diagnostics. The CLR provides one of the best foundations for diagnostics. In this post, Richard Lander – a program...
  • .NET Blog

    Async in 4.5: Enabling Progress and Cancellation in Async APIs

    • 12 Comments
    The apps developers want to develop today are fast and fluid and the async features in .NET make this easier than ever. The world is also highly connected now which makes waiting for data a real concern for building great customer experiences. Alok Shriram...
  • .NET Blog

    Introducing the .NET Framework 4.5 RC

    • 10 Comments
    Today, we are announcing the .NET Framework 4.5 RC. We are also announcing Visual Studio 2012 RC, as you can read on Jason Zander’s and Soma’s blog. Please visit the Visual Studio 2012 RC downloads page to install both products. We have made many improvements...
  • .NET Blog

    .NET for Metro style apps

    • 21 Comments
    .NET is now a core part of several Microsoft platforms, and each has focused on specific subset of APIs. A lot of thought has been put into crafting each API surface area. Many of you have asked how the .NET APIs available for Metro style apps were chosen...
  • .NET Blog

    Async in 4.5: Worth the Await

    • 14 Comments
    Developers often ask for guidance on how to write responsive user interfaces. Reading most books about the .NET Framework over the past ten years, you’ll see coverage of the asynchronous programming model which requires a lot of careful attention while...
  • .NET Blog

    Improving Launch Performance for Your Desktop Applications

    • 21 Comments
    Application performance is something we hear about all the time. It almost always falls into one of the top three issues when we aggregate all of the feedback channels from .NET developers. While performance has many characteristics, application startup...
  • .NET Blog

    Optimizing the .NET Framework Deployment Experience for Users and Developers

    • 11 Comments
    Rapid development has been one of the enduring themes behind the design of the .NET Framework. We know that authoring application installers is particularly difficult and could be improved. The following post is by Richard Lander from the program management...
  • .NET Blog

    Update 4.0.3 for the Microsoft .NET Framework 4

    • 7 Comments
    We continue to bring certain features through updates to .NET 4 without having to wait for the .NET 4.5 release. This post covers what the latest platform update has to offer. Vivek Mishra from the .NET Servicing team authored the following. – Layla...
  • .NET Blog

    Introducing .NET Framework 4.5 Beta

    • 16 Comments
    In September, we released the .NET Framework 4.5 Developer Preview . The Developer Preview was essentially a “feature complete” release, enabling you to “kick the tires” and otherwise get a good sense of what we were in the process...
  • .NET Blog

    Update 4.0.2 for the Microsoft .NET Framework 4

    • 11 Comments
    With .NET 4, we’ve focused on bringing certain features to market through updates without having to wait for the .NET 4.5 release. This post covers what the latest platform update has to offer. Vivek Mishra from the .NET Servicing team authored the following...
  • .NET Blog

    Large Object Heap Improvements in .NET 4.5

    • 42 Comments
    Garbage collection is one of premiere features of the .NET managed coding platform. As the platform has become more capable, we’re seeing developers allocate more and more large objects. Since large objects are managed differently than small objects...
  • .NET Blog

    Compatibility of .NET Framework 4.5

    • 89 Comments
    Fundamentals were a big part of our focus while building .NET 4.5. We divided fundamentals into seven areas called “tenets”. One of these tenets is compatibility. Today’s post is by Manish Agnihotri, a program manager who is driving compatibility across...
  • .NET Blog

    Introducing .NET Framework 4.5

    • 13 Comments
    Last week at the BUILD conference, we had the pleasure of announcing the next version of the .NET Framework and releasing a developer preview at the same time. We have so many new things in .NET 4.5 to discuss with our developer community – we’re...
  • .NET Blog

    Changes coming to ClickOnce applications running in the Internet Zone

    • 4 Comments
    We wanted to let you know that we’ll be changing the signature verification process for ClickOnce applications and WPF XAML Browser Applications (XBAPs) in an upcoming update.  This change will help users recognize when they’re running untrusted...
  • .NET Blog

    Hardening Server Applications

    • 2 Comments
    The Base Class Libraries team, the wider CLR team and Microsoft Research worked hard on this new technology and we are very proud to be able to share the news. Read the full article for details.
  • .NET Blog

    Is That the Right Version of Mscoreei.dll?

    • 9 Comments
    After installing .NET 4.0 or later you may notice something a little unusual about your .NET processes. Here is a partial list of the loaded modules of a simple “Hello World” executable compiled with the .NET 2.0 compiler. start end module name 60f00000...
  • .NET Blog

    In-Proc SxS and Migration Quick Start

    • 1 Comments
      This post is meant to help you understand what runtime in-process side-by-side is, how to think about it, how to use it, and how it affects application and component migration to the .NET 4 Runtime. This post is relevant to you if you use native...
  • .NET Blog

    NGen: Walk-through Series

    • 2 Comments
    The CLR Code Generation team blog has a series of new posts featuring hands-on style content around how to use the NGen technology and how to measure performance benefits from it. You can find the series here .
  • .NET Blog

    Connect

    • 19 Comments
    As hopefully most of you know, Microsoft has a site called Connect where customers can log bugs and suggestions ( http://connect.microsoft.com/ ). Issues for .NET can be found in the Visual Studio and .NET Framework feedback category ( http://connect...
  • .NET Blog

    Announcing a new CLR Team Codeplex Project: CLR Runtime Activation

    • 5 Comments
    This Codeplex site will feature demos, samples, and helper libraries related to the selection and activation of the CLR: http://clractivation.codeplex.com/ With .Net Framework 4 and VS 2010 the new ability to load multiple versions of the runtime has...
  • .NET Blog

    Sharing Silverlight Assemblies with .NET Apps

    • 34 Comments
    At the recent PDC, Scott Guthrie announced in his Silverlight 4 keynote that we had implemented a new feature, to enable developers to share certain assemblies between Silverlight and .NET. There are many differences between Silverlight and full .NET...
Page 6 of 8 (177 items) «45678