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.NET Framework June 2021 Security and Quality Rollup Updates

Today, we are releasing the June 2021 Security and Quality Rollup Updates for .NET Framework. Security The June Security and Quality Rollup Update does not contain any new security fixes. See February 2021 Security and Quality Rollup for the latest security updates. Quality and Reliability This release contains the following quality and reliability improvements. CLR1 Addresses a performance issue caused by incorrect configuration in...

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Date, Time, and Time Zone Enhancements in .NET 6

I’m excited to share with you some of the improvements that have been made to .NET that are coming in .NET 6 in the area of dates, times, and time zones. You can try out all of the following, starting with .NET 6 Preview 4. In this blog post, I’m going to cover the following topics: The new DateOnly and TimeOnly types Time Zone Conversion APIs Time Zone Display Names on Linux and macOS TimeZoneInfo.AdjustmentRule Improvements For...

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Connect with Microsoft Remotely at PyCon 2021!

PyCon 2021 is almost here, and we’re excited to support this incredible event once again! We’ve been connecting with the community at PyCon in person from 2017 to 2019, and then remotely in 2020. Even though we’re sad we still can’t meet you in person in 2021, with this remote edition we will have the opportunity to engage with folks from all over the world through the exciting activities we are bringing this year – and that...

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Our support for the Python community

Microsoft has been a sponsor of the Python Software Foundation since 2006, and we are excited to announce that this year we have increased our sponsorship of the Python Software Foundation to the new top visionary level. We wanted to take this opportunity to share why Python is so dear to our hearts and the ways we contribute to the Python community across Microsoft beyond direct financial support. Python and our core mission of...