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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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Comment by viton
by viton on Mon 24th Oct 2011 23:58 UTC
viton
Member since:
2005-08-09

...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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RE: Comment by viton
by broken_symlink on Tue 25th Oct 2011 01:44 in reply to "Comment by viton"
broken_symlink Member since:
2005-07-06

McCarthy died?!?!?!?!?

October is sad month. Steve Jobs, Dennis Ritchie, and now John McCarthy.

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RE[2]: Comment by viton
by f0dder on Tue 25th Oct 2011 22:56 in reply to "RE: Comment by viton"
f0dder Member since:
2009-08-05

October is sad month. Steve Jobs, Dennis Ritchie, and now John McCarthy.
October was a happy month - then Ritchie and McCarthy died ;)

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RE: Comment by viton
by marafaka on Fri 28th Oct 2011 08:36 in reply to "Comment by viton"
marafaka Member since:
2006-01-03

+1

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