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Microsoft recently released Visual Studio 2019 version 16.10, and along with that, the company also released Visual Studio 2019 version 16.11 Preview 1. In this first preview release of Visual Studio 2019 version 16.11, Microsoft added the new Hot Reload user experience to the IDE.


So, what does it mean? How will you get beneficial with that Hot Reload User Experience feature of Visual Studio 2019? Let's drive into details to learn more about it.

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Microsoft announces the release of Visual Studio 2019 version 16.10. This is the most recent version of Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 generally available as of today. Along with this, the company also announces the first preview release of Visual Studio 2019 version 16.11.


In this release of Visual Studio 2019, Microsoft focused on developer productivity and convenience. As part of this, they added around 20 new features for C++ devs, improved Git integration, improved profiling tools, and a host of new features that will improve your productivity.

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Microsoft announces the next major release of Visual Studio IDE (Visual Studio 2022) and said that it will be available as a 64-bit application. That means that the next version of Visual Studio will no longer be limited to ~4GB of memory in the main devenv.exe process, and allow you to build the most complex solutions without running out of memory.


It will have a refreshed set of icons, more personalization options, and support to provide you more control over building modern applications. Continue reading to know more about Visual Studio 2022, its release schedule, and the first public preview build.

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Microsoft announced the release of .NET 6 Preview 1 and shared what you can expect from the new release. The first preview on Microsoft .NET 6 includes a large set of new experiences and capabilities along with major improvements across all parts of .NET (desktop, mobile, and cloud apps).


.NET 6 has been tested with the latest version of Visual Studio, i.e. Visual Studio 2019 version 16.9 Preview 4 on desktop, and Visual Studio 2019 version 8.9 on Mac. Microsoft said that .NET 6 will go through multiple previews before it finally releases in November 2021.

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Starting December 2020, Microsoft will start delivering the .NET Core updates on Windows via Microsoft Update (MU). This will benefit the .NET Core applications that are using the Framework Dependent Deployment model. The apps that use the Self-Contained Deployment model, won't have any effect.


If you don't want to use the Microsoft Update service to update the .NET Core runtimes in your system, you can easily turn that OFF. Continue reading further to know more about this process.

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Microsoft releases the next major version of the .NET Framework. The latest .NET Framework 5.0 also includes support for C# 9 and F# 5, along with a broad set of new features and improvements. With .NET 5 as the first release of unified implementation of .NET Framework, Microsoft targets a much larger group of developers to migrate their .NET code.


If you are looking for .NET 5.0, here you can get the links to download the latest version for Windows, macOS, and Linux. You will need Visual Studio 16.8 or later to use .NET 5.0 on Windows and the latest version of Visual Studio for Mac on macOS.

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Microsoft announces that the company is planning to add support for Android and iOS in .NET 6. The next major version of .NET (i.e. .NET 5.0, currently in Release Candidate 1) is going to be shipped in November 2020, and .NET 6 will be shipped in November 2021 as an LTS (Long Term Support).


If you are an application developer, you should know Microsoft's plan on releasing the next versions of .NET, and the support for Android, iOS platforms. Conversely, they will stop supporting platforms that are no longer relevant.

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Microsoft releases Visual Studio 2019, version 16.5, marking it the most current version of Visual Studio. In this release, the software giant added very few improvements to the IDE but includes a set of new features for XAML, .NET, C++, JavaScript/TypeScript, Xamarin, Debugging, Testing.


To know more about the latest version, the new features, and to download the latest version of Visual Studio 2019, keep reading further.

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Microsoft released .NET Core 3.1, which is a minor update after the release of .NET Core 3.0. This update fixes few issues and added new improvements to features introduced in .NET Core 3.0.


Along with .NET Core 3.1, Microsoft also released ASP.NET Core 3.1. Continue reading further to learn what's new and improved.

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During the .NET Conference 2019, Microsoft released the next feature update (version 16.3) of Visual Studio 2019 that now supports .NET Core 3.0, C# 8.0 and F# 4.7. The new update also brings many new enhancements to the IDE.


Continue reading further to know about the new enhancements along with the link to download the latest version of Visual Studio 2019.

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Finally the wait is over! In the .NET Conference 2019, Microsoft released the .NET Core 3.0 that now supports Windows desktop apps like WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) and Windows Forms, along with C# 8 language features.


Here's everything that you would like to know about .NET Core 3.0 and the links to download the SDK and runtime for different platforms.

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.NET Framework 4.8 is now generally available. Microsoft announced the release of .NET Framework 4.8 and said that the runtime will be included in the Windows 10 May 2019 Update. To use the .NET Framework 4.8 capabilities, you should have at least Windows 7 SP1 installed on your system.


Instead of waiting, you can now download the latest version of .NET Framework 4.8 (Development Pack and Runtime) from the Microsoft site. Continue reading to grab the links.

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It's more than a year, when .NET Standard 2.0 was announced by Microsoft. Now, time is to get an update to it with new features. Microsoft announces the next version of .NET Standard 2.1, which will include around 3K new APIs.


Apart from this announcement, Microsoft also announced that, anyone can now submit proposals for API additions and a review team will review those time to time.

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Microsoft has released a new update to Windows Template Studio. The latest version of Windows Template Studio 2.2 includes 3D Launcher feature, Wizard enhancements, improved documentations and many bug fixes.


To know more about the new changes and improvements part of this release, and to learn how to install this update, continue reading the post.

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ASP.NET Core is an open-source, cross platform, .NET centric web development framework. The latest version of .NET Core and ASP.NET Core has been released by Microsoft, as .NET Core 2.1.0 and ASP.NET Core 2.1.0, which you can now use in production environment.


Continue reading to know what has been changed in ASP.NET Core 2.1 and Entity Framework Core 2.1, along with the links to download.

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.NET Core is a free, open-source, cross platformed, managed software framework for Windows, Mac and Linux. The .NET Core 2.1, which was announced on 7th May 2018 during Microsoft Build, is now publicly available as production ready build.


If you want to know what's new in .NET Core 2.1 and from where to download the latest .NET Core SDK, checkout this post.

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In every programming language, when you want to loop through a collection, you use the 'for' loop in maximum scenarios. When writing code in Visual Studio, you might be aware that, there exist a code snippet to write the for-loop structure.


But you might not noticed that, there exist another code snippet to generate a reverse for-loop. Let's see what it is and how it operates.

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Visual Studio 2017 version 15.3, has been released, along with .NET Core 2.0 and Visual Studio for Mac (version 7.1) operating system. Microsoft, in a blog post, announced the availability of both the products. Visual Studio 2017 version 15.3 contains many new improvements and fixes.


.NET Core 2.0 is the second major version of .NET Core and this release focuses on performance improvements and expanded set of APIs available via .NET Standard 2.0.

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If you are using COM components on your .NET code, you might be already aware of the Marshal.ReleaseComObject and Marshal.FinalReleaseComObject, which are used to release the managed reference to Runtime Callable Wrapper (RCW) of the COM object.


If both are used to release COM objects from memory, and you are unsure which one to use, then this post will help you to learn the differences between the calls.

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