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Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Released

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Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Released

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Microsoft Downloads - Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 Developer Pack for Windows Vista SP2, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 SP2 Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2

The .NET Framework 4.5.2 Developer Pack installs the multi-targeting pack for .NET Framework 4.5.2. Developers can build applications targeting the .NET Framework 4.5.2 using either Visual Studio 2013, Visual Studio 2012 or third party IDEs. You need to download the web installer instead of this package if you intend to redistribute .NET Framework 4.5.2.

Version: 4.5.2

File Name: NDP452-KB2901951-x86-x64-DevPack.exe

Date Published: 5/6/2014

File Size: 328.3 MB

The .NET Framework 4.5.2 Developer Pack is a single package that installs .NET Framework Multi-targeting pack for .NET Framework 4.5.2 and also .NET Framework 4.5.2. Developers can build applications targeting the .NET Framework 4.5.2 using either Visual Studio 2013, Visual Studio 2012 or third party IDEs.

You need to download the web installer from here instead of this package if you intend to redistribute .NET Framework 4.5.2.

This package installs the following components:

  • .NET Framework 4.5.2
  • .NET Framework 4.5.2 Multi-Targeting Pack:Contains the reference assemblies needed to build apps that target the .NET Framework 4.5.2
  • .NET Framework 4.5.2 Language Packs
  • .NET Framework 4.5.2 Multi-Targeting Pack Language Packs: Contains the IntelliSense files to display help while building apps that target the .NET Framework 4.5.2 through Visual Studio and third party IDEs.

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The .NET Framework 4.5.2 runs side-by-side with the .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 (SP1) and earlier versions of the .NET Framework. However, the .NET Framework 4.5.2 is an in-place update to the .NET Framework 4.5.1, the .NET Framework 4.5, and the .NET Framework 4.

Please see the Knowledge Base Article KB2901951 for more information. 
For important information about this release, see the .NET Framework 4.5.2 Readme File.

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NOTE: As of my posting, the above KB and ReadMe are not yet online. 
UPDATE: ReadMe and KB's are coming online as I write this...

I wonder if this was released early? I'd have thought that this would have been released next week, during TechEd NA? Not sure yet what's actually in it, more to follow as it becomes available... 
UPDATE: According to my sources, the release was intention.

Update: What's New in the .NET Framework 4.5, 4.5.1, and 4.5.2

  • New APIs for ASP.NET apps. ...
  • Resizing in Windows Forms controls. This feature has been expanded. You can now use the system DPI setting to resize components of the following additional controls (for example, the drop-down arrow in combo boxes):ComboBox 
    ToolStripComboBox 
    ToolStripMenuItem 
    Cursor 
    DataGridView 
    DataGridViewComboBoxColumnThis is an opt-in feature. To enable it, set the EnableWindowsFormsHighDpiAutoResizing element to true in the application configuration (app.config) file:...
  • New workflow feature. A resource manager that's using ...
  • Profiling improvements. The following new unmanaged profiling APIs provide more robust profiling: ...
  • Debugging improvements. The following new unmanaged debugging APIs provide better integration with a profiler. You can now access metadata inserted by the profiler as well as local variables and code produced by compiler ReJIT requests when dump debugging.....
  • Event tracing changes. The .NET Framework 4.5.2 enables out-of-process, Event Tracing for Windows (ETW)-based activity tracing for a larger surface area. This enables Advanced Power Management (APM) vendors to provide lightweight tools that accurately track the costs of individual requests and activities that cross threads. These events are raised only ...

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