Posts Tagged ‘.NET’

Microsoft Shuts Down CodePlex on December 15th, 2017

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

If you’re a regular user of Microsoft’s CodePlex site, it’s probably a good idea to start researching a few alternatives …

Microsoft announced yesterday that it will shut down its open-source project hosting website CodePlex on December 15, 2017. The company launched CodePlex in 2006 as a place to “share software”. CodePlex enabled anyone to create and share projects. The site offered various tools for that, including a wiki software, source control based on Mercurial, Subversion, Git discussion forums, issues tracking, RSS support, and a lot more.


NET Framework 4.6.2 Released

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Aside from allowing longer filenames, the latest version of .NET Framework also supports an interesting assortment of other new capabilities.

Microsoft released the .NET Framework 4.6.2 yesterday for most supported versions of Microsoft Windows featuring “dozens of bug fixes and improvements”. Microsoft ships version 4.6.2 of the NET Framework with Windows 10’s Anniversary Update meaning that it does not need to be installed separately on systems running the latest version of Windows 10.


What is Microsoft .NET Core 1.0?

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Just in case you were wondering …

Microsoft’s NET Framework has been an integrated component of all recent versions of the Windows operating system. While the actual version of the Framework installed by default differs with every release of Windows, all recent Windows versions have in common that they support Microsoft .Net to a degree. Microsoft has made the decision to reboot the .Net Framework by making it open source and cross-platform.


Microsoft Security Bulletins for January 2013 Released

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Here’s a quick summary of this month’s Microsoft Security Bulletins …

It is the first Microsoft patch day of the new year  and we continue our monthly series where we look at the security bulletins that get released, how the bulletins are best deployed and what you need to know besides that.  Microsoft has released a total of seven bulletins of which two have a maximum severity rating of critical, the highest possible rating while the remaining five bulletins have received a severity rating of important.