Microsoft officially ends support for .Net Framework 4, 4.5 and 4.5.1

Microsoft announced in August 2014 that it will be ending official support for .Net framework 4, 4.5 and 4.5.1 on 12th January, 2016. This is interesting as other .Net frameworks such as 3.5, 4.5.2 (latest in the 4.5 branch), 4.6 and 4.6.1 will continue to be supported. Microsoft has stated that this will help them to better allocate their resources to support the latest and better .Net framework