Technical Articles

SocketTools .NET 7.0 Preview

Microsoft released .NET 7.0 Preview 6 on July 12, 2022. It is the unification of earlier versions of the .NET Framework with .NET Core, enabling developers to use a single framework and runtime with uniform behavior supported on multiple platforms.

OAuth 2.0 Frequently Asked Questions

This article addresses general questions about OAuth 2.0 and how it's used with SocketTools. It covers a large number of topics and has links to external resources for further reading. We recommend familiarizing yourself with the terminology and general concepts prior to beginning development. Support for OAuth 2.0 is available in SocketTools 10 Build 1245 and later versions.

SocketTools Lifecycle

The current version of SocketTools is 10.0.1416.2256 released on May 12, 2022. Technical support for version 9.5 ended on December 31, 2019. Earlier versions of SocketTools have reached their end of support. Upgrade pricing is available to developers who have purchased a SocketTools 9.5 or earlier license.

SocketTools .NET 6.0 Framework

Microsoft has released the .NET 6.0 Framework. It is the unification of the .NET 4.8 Framework with .NET Core and enables developers to use a single framework and runtime with uniform behavior with support on multiple platforms. To work with the .NET 6.0 Framework, you will need to install the current release of Visual Studio 2022 (currently 17.0.0). You can use these download links for the curren ...[Read More]

Visual Studio 2022 Released

Visual Studio 2022 was released on November 8, 2021. SocketTools 10 Build 1290 and later includes support for Visual Studio 2022 and .NET 6.0. Developers who have a SocketTools 10 license can update to the current version at no cost.