NOTE: This FAQ was updated on April 4, 2018
.NET Core is a set of runtime, library and compiler components which can be used in various configurations for device and cloud workloads. Cross-platform and open source, .NET Core provides a light weight development model and the flexibility to work a variety of development tools OS platforms. .NET Core is available on GitHub under the MIT license. .NET Core refers to several technologies including .NET Core, ASP.NET Core and Entity Framework Core.
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