Support lifecycle for ASP.NET Web Stack

Applies to: ASP.NET MVC 3.0


The Microsoft Support Lifecycle website provides consistent and predictable guidelines about provide product support availability when a product is released and throughout the life of the product.

The following products are supported as "Tools" according to the Microsoft Support Lifecycle guidelines:
  • ASP.NET Web Stack
    • ASP.NET MVC4
    • ASP.NET MVC5
    • ASP.NET Web API
    • ASP.NET Web API 2
    • ASP.NET Web Pages 2
    • ASP.NET Web Pages 3
  • Entity Framework 6
  • Microsoft OWIN
  • Microsoft Web Developer Tools 2013
  • ODataLib
  • WCF RIA Services v1.0 SP2

The "Tools" support lifecycle is defined as follows:
  • The product receives a minimum of 12 months notification before the support ends.


For more information about the support status of these products, see Microsoft Support.