ASP.NET Core Tooling Preview release to support the .NET Core RC2 and ASP.NET Core RC2 release.
What does Preview mean?.NET Core has two main parts
- The Runtime/Libraries
- The Tooling – This is all the support in the .NET Core command line tools, Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code that enable you to work with .NET Core projects.
They are splitting the .NET Core “release train” so that those of you who are waiting can go live on .NET Core 1.0 RC2 with confidence.
Significant set of changes to support the new .NET Core and ASP.NET
- Support for .NET CLI
- Support for RC1 and RC2 projects
- .NET Core Templates
- Support for Authentication and Authorization in Web API.
For more details you can read the original blog post on a Microsoft blog.