.NET 6 is the first Long-Term-Support (LTS) version since the “one .NET to rule them all” era, which means it’s plan as future-proof. It includes a tone of improvements and changes that are planned to live long, thing that brought with it a few high impact Breaking Changes. Although there are lower impact braking changes too, this guide will help you identify if any of the important ones really affect you, and provide a suggestion at the same time.
Before you actually start reading this article, I have to be honest with you: Unless your app is a Blazor app, you don’t need to read this; all you need is to download .NET 5, change the target framework in your project properties and that’s it…! Then again, if you need the download links or want to check the process I followed, feel free!
I know many of you are waiting for an LTS to jump in and upgrade your systems, but I think this time things are a bit different! First of all, the next LTS will be .NET 6 which is planned for November 2021, and secondly .NET 5 is already published two months ago as RC1. Actually, two release candidates of .NET 5 were published and tested by many before the actual release:
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