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.NET Framework Lifecycle Changes

.NET Framework is still an important platform for critical applications out there, but from time to time, its support policies from Microsoft change in favor of newer platforms. If you still own ap...

Microsoft.Web.Administration of IIS Express

I blogged about Microsoft.Web.Administration a long while ago, but intentionally I left a small topic aside. However, it remains a misery sometimes painful to developers, so here comes a dedicated ...

The End of Mono

If today you still run an application on Mono, I suggest you assert again whether that decision is sustainable. A look back on the Mono history can easily tell that it can be a risky platform to us...

Integration with Snooty Language Server

I wrote a language server prototype for reStructuredText in 2017 (let’s call it rst-antlr), which helped create some basic functionality in the reStructuredText VSCode extension. But in the next fe...

The Rough History of .NET Framework Reference Source

Again this post comes from a Stack Overflow thread. .NET 5 was released a few weeks ago, and 2020 is coming to an end. So now let’s talk about the stories around .NET Framework Reference Sourc...

The End of MonoDevelop

Microsoft abandoned MonoDevelop GitHub repository earlier this year, and we can see no commit was pushed since February. However, there is no official announcement from any Microsoft channel on why...

Migrating Files UWP to Uno, Part I

WinUI was developed as part of UWP and has been the foundation of many Windows 10 apps. Uno Platform implements the same API surface on non-Windows platforms, so some applications can be migrated t...

Miseries Around ASP.NET Windows Authentication Setup

ASP.NET developers should have some IIS knowledge. But how much can be enough to fully understand the concepts of Windows authentication? Well, based on the questions from Stack Overflow, I bet the...