At last, Microsoft has officially released .NET 5.0 for developers. This .NET 5.0 will be a single unified platform for building applications that run on all platforms, like Windows, Linux, IoT, and mobile devices. The schedule for availability of the new .NET version, as provided by Microsoft, is available in  a graphic provided Visual Studio Magazine.

In this blog post, we will explore some major highlights of the .NET 5.0 official release.

Web technologies that were skipped in .NET 5.0

ASP.NET Web Forms

ASP.NET Web Forms is not available anymore from .NET 5.0. Microsoft strongly recommends developers use ASP.NET Core  Blazor or  Razor pages as an alternate to ASP.NET Web Forms.

This recommendation was officially made in the  Microsoft What’s New in .NET 5.0 documentation page.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)

Microsoft is recommending the use of  gRPC as an alternative to  WCF. It is a state-of-the-art, high-performance, open-source RPC (remote procedure call) framework. It is lightweight, too.

However, the  Azure App Service and Internet Information Services ( IIS) are not currently supporting  ASP.NET Core gRPC . gRPC relies on the HTTP response trailing headers. These HTTP response trailing headers are not supported by the HTTP/2 implementation of Http.Sys. #blazor #development #microsoft 5

What's in .NET 5.0 for Web Developers
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