Migration Notes: ASP.NET 5 MVC 6 - Beta 8 to RC 1

I finally had a chance to get our codebase to the release candidate of ASP.NET 5. Excited to have a supported release available and more-or-less production-ready! As usual, here are my personal release notes to my team on the upgrade process.

Good Afternoon, Everyone:

The upgrade to release candidate 1 (update 1) has been completed. As with previous beta updates, Visual Studio requires updated tooling; this time it's in the form of Visual Studio 2015 Update 1 (download) (release notes).

And don’t forget to update your dnvm stuff from the command line: dnvm upgrade

You may want to remove all other betas from your user folder: C:\Users\{YOUR PROFILE}\.dnx\runtimes

The following announcements/issues were relevant to our codebase to some degree:

And just a couple to take note of:

Some additional references: