The tech giant Microsoft has announced the .NET Core 1.0 for Linux, OS X And Windows. As this new release appends a new chapter in Microsoft and Linux relationship. Hence, the tech giant Microsoft is currently working to bring the same capability to Ubuntu, Debian and CentOS as well.

Microsoft Announces Open Source .NET Core 1.0 For Linux, OS X And Windows

On the occasion of the Red Hat Summit which is being held in San Francisco, where the tech giant Microsoft announced the launch of .Net Core 1.0, the latest version of its development platform now supports Windows, OS X, iOS, Android and Linux. Note: that the availability of ASP.NET 1.0 Core (its counterpart for Web applications) and the Entry Framework 1.0 will be only for the developers.

The tech giant Microsoft also adds extensions for the Visual Studio and Visual Studio Core, which will allow these programs to create the appropriate .NET projects. Related things is also the release of Visual Studio 2015 Update 3, which is the required version for the .Net Core 1.0 applications in Visual Studio.

Red Hat enterprise said in the sequel that the platform Linux will support fully .NET 1.0 Core. This will also be the case for the platform PaaS OpenShift based Docker and Kubernetes. Hence, the tech giant Microsoft said that these technologies will enable the creation of applications in minutes, the editor of Redmond also added that Red Hat is the only Linux distribution with fully commercial support for the .NET although the framework also be available for Ubuntu, Debian and CentOS.

This availability comes in parallel with the launch of Visual Studio 2015 update 3, which required .Net to create applications in Visual Studio Core. Microsoft states that more than 18,000 developers in 1,300 companies have contributed to the development of .NET 1.0 Core, a project which was started 18 months ago. This release also coincides with the availability of .NET Standard Library.

In addition to these product announcements, the tech giant Microsoft has also said that the South Korean multinational conglomerate company Samsung has joined a working group around .NET, a group that already included RedHat, Unity, and Outbrains.