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Microsoft has pushed out an extension for Visual Studio 2019 that lets developers run and debug a .NET Core application on Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL 2). The pre-release extension addresses what is now a common pattern for .NET Core developers: you use Windows to create and edit a web application or microservice, but …

  1. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    How exactly is a 2-year-old test still relevant ?

    .Net Core has been updated since, I'm sure, so it would be nice to refer to a test that is current.

    Or does this mean that testing .Net Core is something that people don't bother with ? There appears to be some enthusiasm for this tech, so I would find that rather surprising.

  2. Hubert Cumberdale

    I can hear it...

    ...the stampede of people coming to this comments section to rant about the evils .NET and Micro$oft and "why would anybody want to ... something something ..." and "abomination ... something something ... " and excessively sized binary dependencies and how serious developers roll their own bits to form artisanal hexadecimals. Well, shall we assume we've done all that?

    1. Robert Grant Silver badge

      Re: I can hear it...

      You have such a lovely imagination. Don't lose it when you're older.

      1. Hubert Cumberdale

        Re: I can hear it...

        Looks like I scared them away. Result. I also have a rock that keeps tigers away.

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