Welcome to a two-day-late issue of The Catch Block!
In this issue: a new preview of .NET 6 was released. Plus: a new preview of the next version of Visual Studio; an excellent tech conference's call-for-papers is now open; a ton of .NET devs apparently don't use diagnostics; more generic sorts; and a big thank you to my dear subscribers for their patience!
.NET 6 Preview 7
About a week ago, Microsoft released a new preview of .NET 6:
Along with this went new previews for ASP.NET 6...
...as well as MAUI.
Here's a quick biggest-hits highlight of the changes released in this preview:
An interesting "preview feature" that may be included in .NET 7 called Generic Math:
Visual Studio 2022 Preview 3
At the same time as the .NET 6 Preview 7 release, Microsoft also announced a new preview for Visual Studio 2022:
The biggest thing (for me at least) in this preview are the improvements to dark mode. I'm a big dark mode believer, and the little changes MS made here (such as making the access color less intense) will help me, and others. Yay for less eye strain!
This preview also includes the ability to work with single solutions that have projects hosted in different GitHub repositories:
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