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.NET News and Blogs

Using .NET and Docker Together – DockerCon 2018 Update

I posted about Using .NET and Docker Together last year. With DockerCon 2018 being this week,

.NET Framework June 2018 Security and Quality Rollup

Today, we are releasing the June 2018 Security and Quality Rollup. Security No new security fixes. See .

EarTrumpet 2.0 makes Windows 10's audio subsystem even better...and it's free!

Last week I blogged about some new audio features in Windows 10 that make switching your inputs and outputs easier,

Blazor 0.4.0 experimental release now available

Blazor 0.4.0 is now available! This release includes important bug fixes and several new feature enhancements.

Announcing .NET Framework 4.8 Early Access build 3621!

Today, we are happy to share the .NET Framework 4.8 Early Access build 3621 for your feedback.

Announcing ML.NET 0.2

Last month at //Build 2018, we released ML.NET 0.1, a cross-platform, open source machine learning framework.

Events and Meetups

Canberra .NET User Group

Canberra .NET User Group: Developing Enterprise Apps with ASP.NET Core 2.

Columbus App Dev User Group

• What we'll do Bill Sempf speaks on 'What's New in OWASP Top 10!'.

Metro Toronto .NET User Group

The Future of DevelopmentWhat does the future hold, and where do you want to be in it?

Vermont Coders Connection

Let's look at some JS code samples and see if we can predict their behavior.

Brisbane .NET User Group

DevOps in Enterprise - Vanessa LoveDevOps in an enterprise environment is a hard sell.

.NET South East

Please arrive between 6:00pm and 6:25pm. Talks will start at 6:30pm.

Columbia Enterprise Developers Guild

• What to bring - A Laptop - Your favorite language.

Central Penn .Net User Group

Let us dive into the basics of the much talked about javascript plugin called VUEJS.Speaker:

NYC Mobile .NET Developers Group

Realm is an object store database management system.

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