What’s New

RELEASE SCHEDULES
The 2016 Microsoft Product Roadmap

AZURE
Azure SDK for .NET 2.8, 2.8.1 and 2.8.2
Introducing U-SQL – A new language for Massive Data processing
Tutorial: Get started with Azure Data Lake Analytics U-SQL language
Introduction to U-SQL for Developers: Big Data Processing Made Easy
Azure AD Business to Business Preview
Azure AD B2B collaboration preview: Detailed walkthrough
Azure AD Business to Consumer
Getting Started with Azure AD B2C
Azure Active Directory B2C: Sign up and sign in consumers in your applications
App Service Auth and Azure AD B2C
More preview enhancements for Azure AD B2C
B2C preview: Add sign-in to a Node.js web app
Business-to-Consumer Identity Management with Azure Active Directory B2C (Channel 9/Build Podcast)
Azure Active Directory B2C preview: FAQs
Azure Active Directory developer’s guide
Azure AD and Identity Show: Azure AD B2C (Podcast)
Azure B2C First Look
Azure Active Directory B2C
How Azure subscriptions are associated with Azure Active Directory
Azure Active Directory B2C preview: Limitations & Restrictions
Azure Active Directory B2C preview: FAQs
Azure Active Directory B2C preview: how to Register your Application
Creating an Azure AD Tenant or an Azure AD B2C Tenant – Issues & Resolutions
Exploring the new .NET “dotnet” Command Line Interface (CLI)
Deployment
Azure FAQ: IP Addresses and DNS

WEB COMPONENTS
A Guide to Web Components
Web Components
Polymer Elements

ES2015/JAVASCRIPT
Babel ES2015 Transpiler
Exploring ES6
Understanding ECMAScript 6
Javascript’s Future: Generators

XAMARIN
Free Xamarin Technology Changes Everything

.NET CORE RTM
Announcing .NET Core 1.0
.NET Home
.NET Core API Reference
.NET Core (DotNet Foundation)
15 Lessons Learned while Converting from ASP.NET to .NET Core
Encoded JavaScript in Getting started with xUnit.net (.NET Core / ASP.NET Core)
Essential .NET – Logging with .NET Core
Developing for .NET Core>Developing for .NET Core
dotnet/corefx (GitHub)
.NET Core SDK
Write your first .NET Core Library
.NET Core Plans to Drop project.json
Asp.Net Core
Overview of ASP.NET Core MVC
An update on ASP.NET Core 1.0 RC2
Introduction to ASP.NET Core
Publish to a Linux Production Environment
Extending Razor Views in ASP.NET Core
Configuration/Deployment
Configuration
Strongly Typed Configuration Settings in ASP.NET Core
Can’t Read Setting out of JSON file in Startup.cs
Types of portability in .NET Core
Install for Ubuntu 14.04
DevOps for ASP.NET Core RC2
Running ASP.NET Core Applications with IIS and Antares (Azure Websites)
Publish to a Linux Production Environment
How to Run an ASP.NET Core Website in Production on Ubuntu Linux
Application configuration in .NET Core – Part 1
Dependency Injection
ASP.NET – Writing Clean Code in ASP.NET Core with Dependency Injection
ASP.NET Core Dependency Injection (Sean Wildermuth)
Dependency Injection in ASP.Net Core 1.0
Essential .NET – Dependency Injection with .NET Core
.NET Web Development and Tools Blog:Dependency Injection in ASP.NET Core
.NET Core Dependency Injection
Dependency Injection

Logging
Serilog
Database Connectivity
How do I use System.Data in a .NET Core RC2 console app (Linux, Debian 8)?
How to reference System.Data in Visual Studio 2015 targeting .NET Core?
Is ADO.NET in .NET Core possible?

HTTP 2.0
Does HTTP/2 make websockets obsolete?

MONO
Mono News
Mono (Docker Hub)

ASP.NET
Get.Asp.Net
An Update on ASP.NET Core and .NET Core
ASP.NET Team
.NET Web Development and Tools Blog
Microsoft GitHub Announcements (rc1)
Microsoft ASP.NET page
Microsoft ASP.NET vNext page
Nuget.Org
Documentation (in progress)
Read the Docs
DotNetLiberty
First Web Api
Build/Deploy
Publishing to IIS with Web Deploy using Visual Studio 2015
HttpPlatformHandler v1.2
Web Deploy v3.6
Nuget.Config File
Project References
Azure Container Service Preview
Hosting
Running ASP.Net on Kestrel with Service Fabric
How to Run DNX Applications in a Windows Service
Hosting with Kestrel
Introductions/Walkthroughs
Refactoring your CSS with LESS in Visual Studio Web Essentials
ASP vNext Documentation
Configuration
Customizing ASP.NET Authentication with Identity: (01) Overview of Identity

WINDOWS SERVER 2016
What is Nano Server?
Microsoft Windows Server 2016 to move to per-core licensing

C#
What’s New for C# Developers (Podcast)
What’s New in C# 6.0 (Podcast)
New Features in C# 6
What’s New in C# 6.0
C# 7
C# 7 Feature Proposal: Local Functions

SQL SERVER 2016
Announcing SQL Server Management Studio – July 2016 Release
New Features in Sql Server 2016
Channel 9 Sql Server 2016 Podcasts
Sql Server 2016
What is Coming in SQL Server 2016 for Business Intelligence
Temporal Tables
Walkthrough: Set up remote data archiving with Stretch Database
JSON Support
Format Query Results as JSON with FOR JSON (SQL Server)
Passing arrays to T-SQL procedures as JSON
OPENJSON (Transact-SQL)
JSON Path Expressions (SQL Server)
Use FOR JSON output in SQL Server and in client apps (SQL Server)
JSON in SQL Server 2016: Part 1 of 4
Indexing Strategy for JSON Value in Sql Server 2016
Row-Level Security
Row-Level Security
Logging
Serilog

VISUAL STUDIO 2015
Visual Studio Update 3 June 27, 2016
Node.js Tools 1.2 RC
Visual Studio Shortcuts
Stack Overflow Tagged Visual Studio Questions
The February 2015 release of SQL Server Data Tools is now available for download

DEPLOYMENT
Microsoft confirms built-in Hyper-V containers are coming to Windows 10 testers soon

MISCELLANEOUS
TensorFlow is an Open Source Software Library for Machine Intelligence
ZeroNet
Peach Pie