InfoQ: dotnet news articles for March - 2024, by me.

InfoQ: dotnet news articles for March - 2024, by me.

Hi there 👋

As you know or don't know. I write for InfoQ, and I write a couple of news coverage articles per month.

I am part of the .NET Content editors' team and each month; we write and cover new and exciting stuff in the #dotnet development world.

Last month, March 2024, I wrote a couple of news articles. Maybe if you missed those topics or want to read more about the news from the .NET world, the URLs and short description to the news items can be found in the list below:

Visual Studio 2022 - 17.10 Preview 1: Productivity, Debugging, Diagnostics and More Improvements

Microsoft released Visual Studio 2022 17.10 - Preview 1 version with significant enhancements to areas like productivity, debugging, diagnostics, game development and Microsoft 365 development tools.

Microsoft Dev Proxy v0.15: Mock the APIs Secured with Entra and Many More

Microsoft has recently unveiled Dev Proxy v0.15.0, featuring a range of enhancements aimed at streamlining app development processes. Among a big list of improvements, the most notable addition is the ability to mock APIs that are secured with Entra. Other additions are related to the simulation of OAuth flows, improved monitoring URLs, improved support of CORS, custom commands and many more.

Microsoft Introduces .NET Smart Components: AI-Powered UI Controls

Microsoft recently introduced .NET Smart Components, UI controls which offer AI-powered features to boost development productivity within .NET applications. According to Microsoft, these components are designed to simplify the integration of AI capabilities into existing .NET applications, requiring as stated, minimal effort from developers.

.NET Aspire Preview 4: Database Managament Tools, Podman and More Cloud APIs Support Added

This month, Microsoft revealed the availability of the .NET Aspire - fourth preview. Preview 4 brings improvements across various aspects of its framework, addressing key community requests. Key areas of focus include enhancements to Entity Framework components, support for Podman, more Cloud APIs support and adjustments to the application model for easier resource management.

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This is a little bit of a different type of blog post from me, hope you will find them useful, and I hope you will be getting updated with the .NET latest news (in case you missed it through the month).

As always, I wish you all the best and wish you lots of luck with coding!
Best regards! 👋