Migration to the newest .NET was never been easier than this

Migrate or Port Your Old Legacy .net Projects to the .NET5

Sibeesh Venu
Geek Culture

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If you are looking for a tool to migrate your legacy old .NET framework projects to the .NET5 version, then you are in the right place. Recently, I got a chance to migrate one legacy application to .NET5, and here in this post, I will be explaining the steps.

Migrate from dotnet framework to dotnet 5

The word migration means a lot to us, developers, every day we upgrade ourselves by learning new technologies and the situation should not be different when we work on the legacy application. That’s when the use of some cool migration tools coming into the picture. If you are looking for a tool to migrate your legacy old .NET framework projects to the .NET5 version, then you are in the right place. Recently, I got a chance to migrate one legacy application to .NET5, and here in this post, I will be explaining the steps. Throughout the process, I will be using two different tools, “Porting assistant for .NET” by Amazon and .NET Upgrade Assistant by Microsoft. Both tools are Open Source and maintained by the community, free to use. Let’s get started.

Prerequisites

Download the Targeting framework, and install it. In my case, NET5. You can download them from here.

Upgrade Assistant…

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Sibeesh Venu
Geek Culture

An engineer by profession and writer by passion. Author at Sibeesh Passion, Microsoft MVP (2016–2022). Software Engineer @ Microsoft