Microsoft has taken a big Step towards future by open-sourcing its popular .Net Framework. Microsoft released .Net core over GitHub so if you are a Linux geek and looking forward to use .Net in your future Linux apps, just go for it.
What is in .Net Core ?
.Net core is the Modular development stack that is the base for all .Net Platforms such as ASP.net
As Microsoft said :
There are two big reasons why we decided to open source .NET Core:
- Lay the foundation for a cross platform .NET
- Build and leverage a stronger ecosystem