.NET Core 3.0 Preview 5 Announced

Microsoft just announced .NET Core 3.0 Preview 5

Yesterday, at #MSBuild, Microsoft's .NET Team announced the next version of its .NET Core, i.e., .NET Core 3.0 Preview 5. This release is now available on Github and includes a new Json serializer, support for publishing single file executables, an update to runtime roll-forward, and changes in the BCL.
 
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A new updated versions of ASP.NET Core and EF Core were also released with this update.
 
Some major updates: 
  • WPF and Windows Forms Update
  • Introducing the new SqlClient
  • Publishing Single EXEs
  • Introducing the JSON Serializer (and an update to the writer)
  • JSON Serializer
  • Utf8JsonWriter Design Change
  • Index and Range
  • .NET Core runtime roll-forward policy update
  • Making.NET Core runtime docker images for Linux smaller
  • Docker Updates supports Alpine ARM64 runtime images
  • AssemblyLoadContext improvements
  • COM-callable managed components
  • GC Large page support
Learn more details on these features and updates here: https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet/announcing-net-core-3-0-preview-5/


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