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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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dsmogor
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2005-09-01

C64 basic was the worst part of the whole package. It was basically quite useless bearing the need for extensions as e.g. Simon's Basic. The only positive parts were the extensibility and some interpretation speed parts.

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marafaka Member since:
2006-01-03

True, but it started many passionate relationships. Turn on your computer today and type something like:

POKE 53272, 23
FOR I = 1 TO 10 : PRINT "Hello!" : NEXT

Not that easy, right? Once you got there, there was a clean, shiny assembly road in front of you, with every possible register documented in black and white. Today you're lost in the woods and companies like MS with their shiny fcukups trying to lead you in their financial traps are not exactly helpful.

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