The 5 important questions about .NET 5

​Back in 2016 Microsoft made the brave step of building a brand new .Net Core away from the classic “Full Framework” .NET. This meant they were able to hit the “Redo button” in so many ways, bringing us the modern, open-source, fast and cross-platform framework that we use today.

But now in 2020, Microsoft have delivered what they promised us in the roadmaps. The story has come full-circle with the release of .NET 5 – finally bringing us back to one .NET to rule them all.

In this talk we’ll answer the 5 important questions:

1. What will .NET 5 mean for my .NET Core projects?
2. What will .NET 5 mean for my old full-framework projects?
3. What’s new?
4. What’s coming next?
5. Will Microsoft ever get better at naming things? (Or does it make total logical sense)

About the speakers

About the speakers

Brendan Richards

Brendan is a Solution Architect at SSW Brisbane and has been delivering successful web projects across diverse platforms and technologies since 1999.

He currently spends most of his day coding for clients, with occasional breaks to deliver training at SSW Firebootcamp or speak at .Net User Groups, hackdays and a few awesome conferences including NDC and DDD.

A few of his favourite things include Linux, Open Source, .NET Core, Mediatr, Angular, ngrx and Elastic Search.

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