Microsoft playing around with manual memory management, how to set up .NET on any OS, and a new WinDbg is now in preview!
a sneak peak at C# 8, a deeper dive into EF Core 2.0 and ASP.NET 2.0
a big week of releases at Microsoft with Visual Studio 15.3 and 2.0 versions of all the cores
Akka.NET joins the .NET foundation, .NET Standard 2.0 is final and a git/hg/snv security flaw
PGO comes to .NET Core (yay!), Microsoft battling Amazon with new Azure features, a starter's guide for F# and better ways to use mocks in code
Peachpie joins the .NET Foundation and a new tool for browsing Microsoft's open source repos
NuGet.org gets a refresh, you can have .NET in your Arduino and can we create a .NET Renaissance?
a .NET Summer Hackathon and more .NET Core support across AWS
Lots more info on last week's releases, including .NET Core 2.0; another post from the C# 7 series; and some VS hidden debugging hacks
.NET Conf is scheduled and looking for content, more ransomware makes the news and another VS 2017 preview