Here’s the umbrella of .NET 5 to the rescue. It’s a MAJOR change because of the following reasons:
As the first part of this unification scheme, Microsoft’s Xamarin mobile development platform will switch from using the Mono BCL to join other components leveraging the .NET Core BCL. With that move, Xamarin mobile development will be folded into .NET 5. That means that for the first time, one BCL-based framework will handle all app models:
- ASP.NET Core
- Entity Framework Core
Wait, WPF and WinForms made it into .NET 5? Yes, it’s true. Hello there, old friends! Nice to see them included in this runtime. The idea of using one SDK to build apps with is pretty exciting stuff, if you ask me.
Source: The Most Exciting Promise of .NET 5 | Okta Developer
.NET Core will become the successor to .NET, which will bring lots of upsides and few gotchas along the way as .NET Framework is shelved.
Source: .NET is Dead, Long Live .NET
Try out Nullable Reference Types With the release of .NET Core 3.0 Preview 7, C# 8.0 is considered “feature complete”. That means that the biggest feature of them all, Nullable Reference Types, is also locked down behavior-wise for the .NET Core release.
Source: Try out Nullable Reference Types | .NET Blog
Recently, the PowerShell Team shipped the Generally Available (GA) release of PowerShell Core 6.2. Since that release, we’ve already begun work on the next iteration! We’re calling the next release PowerShell 7, the reasons for which will be explained in this blog post.
Source: The Next Release of PowerShell – PowerShell 7 | PowerShell
A step by step guide on how to implement clean, maintainable RESTful APIs
Source: An awesome guide on how to build RESTful APIs with ASP.NET Core
“With every subsequent release, .NET Core continues to improve with greater levels performance, security and new features that help enhance developer workflow. In .NET Core 3.0, developers will see tons of improvements around our capabilities to build Cloud, Web, IoT, and Machine Learning applications. One of the biggest enhancements will also be support for Windows desktop applications (Windows only).”
Source: How to port desktop applications to .NET Core 3.0 | On .NET | Channel 9