.NET Core 3.0 is Now .NET 5

Published on Tuesday, May 7, 2019

2016, Microsoft announced “ASP.NET 5 is dead”, because the next release after .NET 4.6x was changed name to ASP.NET Core 1.0 and .NET Core 1.0.

Today, Microsoft announced that "the next release after .NET Core 3.0 will be .NET 5".

So .NET is now a unified platform.