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General Development "Looking past the Metro hype, the Build conference also revealed promising road maps for C#, Visual Studio, and the .Net platform as a whole. Perhaps the most exciting demo of the conference for .Net developers, however, was Project Roslyn, a new technology that Microsoft made available yesterday as a Community Technology Preview. Roslyn aims to bring powerful new features to C#, Visual Basic, and Visual Studio, but it's really much more than that. If it succeeds, it will reinvent how we view compilers and compiled languages altogether."
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by viton on Mon 24th Oct 2011 23:58 UTC
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...and you've created a fully interactive read-eval-print loop (REPL) console for C#

hundreds of man-years / megabytes of code and finally we have something with the abilities of 53 years old Lisp.

RIP McCarthy :-(

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