What’s new in Microsoft .Net Core

.Net Core 3 will debut in 2019, with the beta expected later this year

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Microsoft’s .Net Core, a cross-platform implementation of the company’s .Net development platform, is being readied for its 2.1 release, featuring improvements to build time performance and tools deployment.

And Microsoft expects to ship .Net Core 3 in 2019, with the first beta expected later in 2018.

Next version: The features planned for .Net Core 3

New and existing Windows applications will be able to run on .Net Core Version 3, with support offered for Windows Forms, Windows Presentation Foundation, and Universal Windows Platform XAML.

Running desktop apps on .Net Core 3 will offer performance improvements, Microsoft says. Windows desktop will be supported through a set of Windows-specific “Windows Desktop Packs.”

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