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RyuJIT .NET JIT compiler CTP1 FAQ
This post shares more details about our new .NET 64-bit Just-In-Time (JIT) compiler. It was written by Kevin Frei, Development Lead for the CLR JIT te...
EF6.0.2 Nightly Builds Available
We recently blogged about our plans to publish a 6.0.2 patch release to address some issues in the 6.0.0 and 6.0.1 releases. The changes in this relea...
EF Tools Open Source
EF & Open Source As we began the EF6 release we moved to an open source development model, you can read more about this in our open source announ...
.NET Framework Development Guide|
Learn how to create,
deploy your .NET Framework apps with our
roadmap. Check out the
how-to and walkthrough directory to find the code examples that you need. Also learn how to write
cross-platform libraries with Portable Class Libraries.
What’s New in the .NET Framework 4.5|
Read about the many new features and enhancements, including the new
asynchronous programming model, the new
Workflow authoring and versioning enhancements, and support for
creating Windows Store apps.
Developing Apps for Microsoft Platforms|
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