Recent annoucements done during the dotnetConf virtual event

Planner

The addition of Planner to the Office 365 lineup introduces a new and improved way for businesses, schools and organizations to structure teamwork easily and get more done. With Planner, teams can create new plans; organize, assign and collaborate on tasks; set due dates; update statuses and share files, while visual dashboards and email notifications keep everyone informed on progress.

Read more : https://blogs.office.com/2016/06/06/microsoft-planner-ready-for-showtime/

 

Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 RC

This update comes with improved stability, performance, and bug fixes. In addition, this update included few new features (non-exhaustive list):

  • Cross-Platform development : Tools for Apache Cordova

Plug in for Intune, Azure engagement, security … and support for Cordova 6.1.1

  • Telemetry : Application Insight and HockeyApp

Improvement done on the search experience : (date range, events …)

  • Debugging and Diagnostics

Support for application running on Windows OneCore deveices, including HoloLens and Windows IoT

Read more : https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/visualstudio/2016/06/07/visual-studio-2015-update-3-rc/

 

Windows App Studio

The major feature announced today is the support for REST API Data Source, which will allow users to connect their app to almost any open REST API service available on the internet.

Read more : https://blogs.windows.com/buildingapps/2016/06/07/windows-app-studio-june-16-release-harnessing-the-wealth-of-the-web-with-the-new-rest-api-data-source/

 

Visual Studio Code 1.2

This udate comes with improvement on languages (intelliSense in CSS, SCSS..), Debugging (performance for Node.js), extensions …

Read more : https://code.visualstudio.com/Updates

 

.NET Core RTM

.NET Core 1.0 RTM available in June 27th

  • .NET Core
  • NET Core
  • Entity Framework Core