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.NET Home

This repository is a starting point to learn about and engage in .NET and .NET open source projects.

This repository is not an official .NET Framework support location, however, we will respond to issues filed here as best we can. Please file .NET Core product issues at dotnet/core and ASP.NET Core product issues at aspnet/home.

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This repository is licensed with the MIT license.


This repo is the official home of .NET on GitHub. It's a great starting point to find many .NET OSS projects from Microsoft and the community, including many that are part of the .NET Foundation.



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