For more information about these images and their history, please see the relevent Dockerfile (microsoft/dotnet-framework-docker). These images are updated via pull requests to the microsoft/dotnet-framework-docker GitHub repo.The .NET Framework is a general purpose development platform maintained by Microsoft. It is the most popular way to build client and server applications for Windows and Windows Server. It is included with Windows, Windows Server and Windows Server Core. It includes server technologies such as ASP.NET Web Forms, ASP.NET MVC and Windows Communication Framework (WCF) applications, which you can run in Docker containers.