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Even More New Safety Rules in C++ Code Analysis

<p>In Visual Studio version 16.8 Preview 3,  we have added a few safety rules to C++ Code Analysis that can find some common mistakes, which can lead to bugs ranging from simple broken features to costly security vulnerabilities. These new rules are developed around issues discovered in production software via security reviews and incidents requiring costly servicing. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/cppblog/even-more-new-safety-rules-in-c-code-analysis/">Even More New Safety Rules in C++ Code Analysis</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/cppblog">C++ Team Blog</a>.</p>

gRPC performance improvements in .NET 5

<p>gRPC is a modern open source remote procedure call framework. There are many exciting features in gRPC: real-time streaming, client-to-server code generation, and great cross-platform support to name a few. The most exciting to me, and consistently mentioned by developers who are interested in gRPC,</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/aspnet/grpc-performance-improvements-in-net-5/">gRPC performance improvements in .NET 5</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/aspnet">ASP.NET Blog</a>.</p>

Help Us Plan EF Core 6.0

<p>Entity Framework Core 5.0 will soon be released in conjunction with .NET 5. The release is a major milestone in the long history of Entity Framework that began before<br> version 1.0 was shipped with .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 in 2008.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet/help-us-plan-ef-core-6-0/">Help Us Plan EF Core 6.0</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet">.NET Blog</a>.</p>

Announcing Version 1.0 of .NET for Apache Spark

<p>Today, we announce the release of version 1.0 of .NET for Apache® Spark™, an open source package that brings .NET development to<br> the Apache® Spark™ platform. This release is possible due to the combined efforts of Microsoft and the open source community.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet/announcing-version-1-0-of-net-for-apache-spark/">Announcing Version 1.0 of .NET for Apache Spark</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet">.NET Blog</a>.</p>

Upgrading To Composer 2.0

Following the release of Composer 2 on October 24th, we wanted to share a guide on how to upgrade your servers to make the most of all the great benefits it brings.First, all new servers will automatically receive Composer 2 by default...

LibSass is Deprecated

After much discussion among the Sass core team, we’ve come to the conclusion that it’s time to officially declare that LibSass and the packages built on top of it, including Node Sass, are deprecated. For several years now, it’s been ...

Typelib and ActiveX now supported in MFC Wizards 

<p>We are happy to announce that the Typelib and ActiveX Wizards are now available in Visual Studio 2019.  <br> We’ve been working on rewriting all the wizards in Visual Studio to make them more accessible. These two wizards were not initially part of our rewriting plans and they were marked as deprecated in Visual Studio 2017 and missing in Visual Studio 2019.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/cppblog/typelib-and-activex-now-supported-in-mfc-wizards/">Typelib and ActiveX now supported in MFC Wizards </a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/cppblog">C++ Team Blog</a>.</p>

Vapor: Debugging Hooks, CI Deployments, and more!

Over the last few days, we've been working on some enhancements on Vapor. Now, before we talk about what's new, make sure you are running the latest version of the packages `laravel/vapor-core`, and `laravel/vapor-cli` — otherwise, you...

What’s New in HTML: 6 Native Elements You Can Use Today

In the early days of the web, HTML evolved rapidly alongside the emergent JavaScript and CSS standards. Things may have seemed to have slowed down after the release of HTML5, but new elements are continuously being added. In this article, you’ll learn...

.NET Framework October 2020 Cumulative Update Preview Update

<p>Yesterday, we are releasing the October 2020 Cumulative Update Preview Updates for .NET Framework.<br> Quality and Reliability<br> This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements.<br> SQL</p> <p>Addressed an issue in System.Data.SqlClient where querying string columns would fail if the database had a Kazakh collation.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet/net-framework-october-2020-cumulative-update-preview-update/">.NET Framework October 2020 Cumulative Update Preview Update</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet">.NET Blog</a>.</p>

Agile Design: An Introduction

The Agile methodology is popular among product teams because it allows them to create products faster that meet customer needs better. Though Agile's roots are in software development, it's very effective in design as well. In this article, we show yo...

Forge: Enabling TLS 1.3

As of today, newly issued LetsEncrypt certificates on Laravel Forge servers that run on Ubuntu 20.04 have TLS 1.3 enabled by default. TLS 1.3 offers a faster handshake and more secure cipher suites.If you have an existing LetsEncr...

Choose a .NET Game Engine

<p>Developing games is multi-disciplined compared to developing business apps and services. Games need design skills spanning UI, audio, gameplay, and art direction. It also requires engineering skills for graphics, gameplay, audio, cloud services, and develops. Sometimes you need to get low level and play around with hardware registries in assembly to optimize performance for a specific device.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet/choose-a-net-game-engine/">Choose a .NET Game Engine</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet">.NET Blog</a>.</p>

Estatik Premium 3.9.7 RESO Web API compliant

<p>Previously we've discussed the main differences between RETS and RESO Web API technology. The shift to RESO Web API is imminent and we are ready for it! Estatik Premium 3.9.7 and higher is RESO Web API compliant. So let's dig into this release and figure out what has changed. All our Estatik Premium customers get […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://estatik.net/estatik-premium-3-9-7-reso-web-api-compliant/">Estatik Premium 3.9.7 RESO Web API compliant</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://estatik.net/">Estatik</a>.</p>

Introducing .NET Live TV – Daily Developer Live Streams

<p>Today, we are launching .NET Live TV, your one stop shop for all .NET and Visual Studio live streams across Twitch and YouTube. We are always looking for new ways to bring great content to the developer community and innovate in ways to interact with you in real-time.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet/dotnet-live-tv/">Introducing .NET Live TV – Daily Developer Live Streams</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet">.NET Blog</a>.</p>

C++20 STL Features: 1 Year of Development on GitHub

<p>My CppCon 2020 talk, “C++20 STL Features: 1 Year of Development on GitHub”, is now available on YouTube. The slides are available on GitHub as PDF and original PPTX.<br> The talk contains complete examples (not snippets!) of several C++20 features: integer comparison functions,</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/cppblog/cpp20-stl-features/">C++20 STL Features: 1 Year of Development on GitHub</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/cppblog">C++ Team Blog</a>.</p>

Vapor: RDS Proxies Now Available

Even though your serverless Laravel applications running on Vapor can handle extreme amounts of web traffic, traditional relational databases such as MySQL can become overwhelmed and crash due to connection limit restrictions. So, sta...

Introducing the new Azure SDK for C++ Beta

<p>The Azure SDK team is pleased to announce their first beta release of the new Azure SDK for C++. Unlike the previous Azure Storage specific SDK, the new Azure SDK for C++ is idiomatic to the C++ language and ensures consistency in behavior and API surface when communicating with multiple Azure services.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/cppblog/introducing-the-new-azure-sdk-for-c-beta/">Introducing the new Azure SDK for C++ Beta</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/cppblog">C++ Team Blog</a>.</p>

.NET Framework republishing of July 2020 Security Only Updates

<p>Today, we are republishing the July 2020 Security Only Updates for .NET Framework to resolve a known issue that affected the original release.  You should install this version (V2) of the update as part of your normal security routine.<br> Security<br> CVE-2020-1147– .NET Framework Remote Code Execution Vulnerability<br> A remote code execution vulnerability exists in .NET Framework when the software fails to check the source markup of XML file input.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet/net-framework-republishing-of-july-2020-security-only-updates/">.NET Framework republishing of July 2020 Security Only Updates</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet">.NET Blog</a>.</p>

.NET Framework October 2020 Security and Quality Rollup Updates

<p>Today, we are releasing the October 2020 Security and Quality Rollup Updates for .NET Framework.<br> Security<br> CVE-2020-16937– .NET Framework Information Disclosure Vulnerability<br> An information disclosure vulnerability exists when the .NET Framework improperly handles objects in memory. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerability could disclose contents of an affected system’s memory.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet/net-framework-october-2020-security-and-quality-rollup-updates/">.NET Framework October 2020 Security and Quality Rollup Updates</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet">.NET Blog</a>.</p>

ASP.NET Core updates in .NET 5 Release Candidate 2

<p>.NET 5 Release Candidate 2 (RC2) is now available and is ready for evaluation. .NET 5 RC2 is a “go live” release, meaning it’s supported in production. This prerelease of .NET 5 is very close to what we expect to ship for the .NET 5 release.</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/aspnet/asp-net-core-updates-in-net-5-release-candidate-2/">ASP.NET Core updates in .NET 5 Release Candidate 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/aspnet">ASP.NET Blog</a>.</p>

.NET Core October 2020 Updates – 2.1.23 and 3.1.9

<p>Today, we are releasing the .NET Core October 2020 Update. These updates contains reliability and other non-security fixes. See the individual release notes for details on updated packages.</p> <p>Getting the Update</p> <p>.NET Core 3.1.9 and .NET Core SDK ( Download | Release Notes )<br> .NET Core 2.1.23 and .NET Core SDK ( Download | Release Notes )</p> <p>See the .NET Core release notes for details on the release,</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet/net-core-october-2020/">.NET Core October 2020 Updates – 2.1.23 and 3.1.9</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet">.NET Blog</a>.</p>