Today Microsoft are announcing .NET Core 3 Preview 1. It is the first public release of .NET Core 3. They have some exciting new features to share and would love your feedback. You can develop .NET Core 3 applications with Visual Studio 2019 Preview 1, Visual Studio for Mac and Visual Studio Code.
Download and get started with .NET Core 3 Preview 1 right now on Windows, Mac and Linux.
Visual Studio 2019 will be the release to support building .NET Core 3 applications and the preview was also released today so we also encourage you to check that out.
.NET Core 3 is a major update which adds support for building Windows desktop applications using Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF), Windows Forms, and Entity Framework 6 (EF6). ASP.NET Core 3 enables client-side development with Razor Components. EF Core 3 will have support for Azure Cosmos DB. It will also include support for C# 8 and .NET Standard 2.1 and much more!