Posted On: Dec 21, 2021

Porting Assistant for .NET now supports .NET 6 as a target framework and porting of certain ASP.NET Web Forms application configurations to ASP.NET Core Blazor framework. With this release, Porting Assistant will translate select Web Forms view/UI layer files, page life-cycle events, and application life cycle events to the cross-platform Blazor Framework. Developers can use the Porting Assistant for .NET standalone tool or Porting Assistant for .NET Visual Studio IDE extension to modernize their Web Forms applications. This release also enables developers to port their applications to the latest Long Term Support release .NET 6, in addition to .NET Core 3.1 and .NET 5 target versions.

Porting Assistant for .NET is an open source analysis tool that reduces the manual effort and guesswork involved in porting .NET Framework applications to .NET Core 3.1, .NET 5, or .NET 6, helping customers move to Linux faster. It identifies incompatibilities, generates an assessment report with known replacement suggestions, and assists with porting. By modernizing .NET applications to Linux, customers can take advantage of the improved performance, increased security, reduced cost, and the robust ecosystem of Linux.

Learn more about Porting Assistant for .NET in our documentation here.