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."
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RE: Basically Erlang
by puzza on Thu 14th May 2009 17:52 UTC in reply to "Basically Erlang"
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Nope. Sadly, they didn't even look at Erlang before they started. This means that they've actually implemented all the things that the Erlang guys looked at - then threw away!

It's garbage.

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