Announcing .NET 5.0 Official Release

Microsoft has released .NET 5.0!
November 10, 2020 - 16:19
Press Release

Microsoft has released the much anticipated .NET 5.0! Start using .NET 5.0 in production NOW.

They also released ASP.NET Core and EF Core.

.NET 5.0 includes many improvements, notably single file applications, smaller container images, more capable JsonSerializer APIs, a complete set of nullable reference type annotations, new target framework names, and support for Windows ARM64. Performance has been greatly improved, in the .NET libraries, in the GC, and the JIT. ARM64 was a key focus for performance investment, resulting in much better throughput and smaller binaries. .NET 5.0 includes new language versions, C# 9 and F# 5.0.

For more information, read the official Microsoft Press Release here.

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