Overview for the session:
Since its initial release in 2002, .NET Framework is the most important application development framework across all of Microsoft's operating system platforms, including all version of Windows for desktop, Server, Windows Phone, Xbox and Windows Embedded.
During this past few years, as part of Microsoft's initiative to embrace open-source, .NET Core is one of the key components.
In May this year, Microsoft made an announcement to introduce the next major release. After .NET Core 3.0, there will not be .NET Core 4. Instead, the next release will be .NET 5, and will be the only .NET going forward that support Windows, Linux, macOS, iOS, Android, tvOS, watchOS, WebAssembly and more.
In April this year, .NET Framework 4.8 was released, which according to Microsoft, will be the last version of .NET Framework.
What does all these changes mean to developers with vested interest in .NET?
For this presentation, we will take a peek into .NET 's future, reflect on some of the legacy .NET and walk through some coding examples, starting with a legacy .NET environment, migrating the app with today's available resources and preparing for the future version of .NET.
As part of the code walk through, we will touch on the following:
20+ years in the technology field, with mix of experiences in embedded-hardware, embedded-OS, application-development, Information-Technology and Cybersecurity. Samuel has experience working with broad range of Microsoft operating system platforms and application development environments.