No Plans for 64-Bit Visual Studio

For those of you who have been hoping for a 64-bit version of Visual Studio, Microsoft has no current plans to make one. There have been many customer requests over the years for a 64-bit version to resolve out of memory issues, better handle solutions with large numbers of projects, and to improve performance. Microsoft […]

.NET Framework 4.6.2 Released

Microsoft has released version 4.6.2 of the .NET Framework. Improvements have been made in a variety of areas, including: Base Class Library (BCL) Common Language Runtime (CLR) ClickOnce ASP.NET SQL Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) You can read more details about the changes here. One interesting improvement that I noticed is that […]

Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 Released

Microsoft has released Visual Studio 2015 Update 3. This update contains a number of bug fixes, improvements, and new features. Some highlights: Update 3 is a prerequisite for using .NET Core 1.0 and ASP.NET Core 1.0 Reduction in the memory footprint and performance improvements for code diagnostics; This should reduce the occurrences of out-of-memory errors […]

DotNetConf 2016 Virtual Event Starts June 7th – Here’s the Agenda

This year’s DotNetConf, a free virtual conference for everyone interested in .NET development, will take place on June 7th – 9th. The three day event will be live streamed on Microsoft’s Channel 9 website, and is co-organized by the .NET community and Microsoft. The speakers for the conference are experts from the .NET community as well as from […]