.NET Core 2.1 was officially released on May 30. I will summarize what’s new for all its parts – .NET Core itself, Entity Framework Core, and ASP.NET Core. You can also check out our article on the .NET Ecosystem to fully understand your options before you start your next project.
.NET Core 2.1
First, you will need either Visual Studio 2017 15.7 (or higher), Visual Studio Code, or Visual Studio for Mac in order to fully leverage this version. Docker images have been published at the Microsoft Docker repo. It is important that you upgrade since .NET Core 2.0 will reach end of life for Microsoft support in October 2018. There are no breaking changes, only a couple of useful additions.