Microsoft announces .NET Core 1.1 Preview 1 with support for additional Linux distros

.Net Core

Microsoft yesterday announced the release of .NET Core 1.1 Preview 1 release which includes support for additional Linux distributions, new APIs and more.

Support for the following distributions was added:

  • Linux Mint 18
  • OpenSUSE 42.1
  • macOS 10.12
  • Windows Server 2016

1380 APIs were added in this release. APIs were added to enable specific scenarios. There was no specific theme to the API additions. Also,
many specific product changes were made for bug fixes. Learn more about the .NET Core 1.1 Preview 1 here.