Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 14th May 2009 09:43 UTC
General Development Microsoft has come one step closer to delivering a parallel programming language to developers. On May 8, Microsoft made Axum, the company's foray into parallel programming, available on its MSDN DevLabs portal. Axum is a .NET language for building parallel applications. According to a Microsoft description, Axum "is a language that builds upon the architecture of the Web and principles of isolation, actors and message-passing to increase application safety, responsiveness, scalability and developer productivity."
Permalink for comment 363675
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
Member since:

Ada has support for concurrency programming through its task mechanism since its birth on the 1980s. With the latest Ada 2005 standard and free compiler from GCC, you don't need to wait for Microsoft.

Reply Score: 1