Porting your .NET Framework applications over to .NET Core has been made even easier with the Windows Compatibility Pack. This NuGet package provides an additional 20,000 APIs to .NET Core 2.0; some which will only be able to work on Windows and some that could work on other platforms.
In this episode, Immo Landwerth (@terrajobst) comes on to talk about what's included in the compatibility pack, use cases, and also some plans for the future.
- [00:10] - What is the Windows Compatibility Pack?
- [02:48] - Is this for new projects or just for porting older ones?
- [05:04] - When will the package be out of preview?
- [06:30] - What has the customer feedback been like?
- [10:44] - Where to report issues or give feedback?
- [13:55] - How do we use the package?
If you're interested in learning more about the Windows Compatibility Pack, take a look at the links below for more information.
- .NET Core Libraries (CoreFX) GitHub repository
- Windows Compatibility Pack for .NET Core announcement blog post
- Windows Compatibility Pack NuGet package
- Writing smarter cross-platform .NET Core apps with the API Analyzer and Windows Compatibility Pack blog post