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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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I'm sorry, but how is this new?
by JAlexoid on Tue 25th Oct 2011 01:16 UTC
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Reinventing? More like catching up.
Considering that Java is very slow at adopting new features, it already has had compiler API since 2006. (Excluding JDT and other tools.)

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