Core functionality needed to create .NET Core projects, that is shared between Visual Studio and CLI (by dotnet)

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  • Anyone else having issues compiling their project into a single file when targeting .NET Core 3.1 or .NET 5? | 2021-02-23
    Not just Windows, they're self extracting files with dotnet 5 and earlier for all OSes. I've also found that some native libs don't get bundled into the single file all the time - see this issue:
  • | 2021-01-15
    > The .Net tooling used to be easy, now you’ll be able of building your entire application in python before you’re even done configuring your .Net environment.

    I know I’m grossly exaggerating...

    I do not even think it is an exaggerating. Even the non-performant Python still feels like a hacker's, get-shit-done language compared to .Net. Anything .Net still feels like slow, enterprise bloat. Even "dotnet build/run" is slow, no matter size of your project.

  • Why is it still so difficult to enable nullability reference types? | 2021-01-04
    They're currently discussing whether .NET 6.0 will change the project templates to indeed enable the feature:


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