Microsoft releases .NET Core 3.0, Visual Studio 2019 16.3, compatible with existing projects

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Microsoft has announced the release of .NET Core 3.0, bringing along a plethora of improvements, as well as compatibility with existing projects so developers aren’t starting from scratch.  Here’s what Microsoft had to say on their .NET Blog:

We’re excited to announce the release of .NET Core 3.0. It includes many improvements, including adding Windows Forms and WPF, adding new JSON APIs, support for ARM64 and improving performance across the board. C# 8 is also part of this release, which includes nullable, async streams, and more patterns. F# 4.7 is included, and focused on relaxing syntax and targeting .NET Standard 2.0. You can start updating existing projects to target .NET Core 3.0 today. The release is compatible with previous versions, making updating easy.

Microsoft has also released Visual Studio 2019 16.3, along with the release of .NET Core 3.0.  Developers can head to this link to snag the downloads.  Exciting news, especially if you are an app developer on Windows.