Dynamic .NET programming languages

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  • F# Programming Fast Guide

    F# is a functional programming language that runs on the CLR and the .NET Framework. This Fast Guide links to resources that introduce and explain F#. 

  • The 'VB.NET or C#' debate: It's all in the syntax

    Microsoft development experts say Visual Basic and C# have become nearly identical in function as the .NET Framework has matured. Choosing whether to use VB.NET or C# is more or less a matter of which syntax style you prefer. Despite the similarities... 

  • IronRuby offers options for .NET developers, brings open source to Microsoft

    The moat around the .NET programming community has long been difficult to cross from either direction. Developers from both sides see IronRuby, an open source implementation of Ruby for the .NET platform, as a possible crossing point. 

  • Some of the Zen of Volta

    Coming from Microsoft Labs and still in its early gestation, Volta is a methodology allowing developers to create apps without regard to eventual deployment, and to declaratively partition Web application elements across tiers. 

  • Visual Basic 10 ideology beginning to emerge

    Visual Basic 10 remains in a speculative thinking phase, Paul Vick of Microsoft reports in his blog. Vick plans to share the team's thoughts on VB 10 in the next few months. But that doesn't mean there is a shortage of ideas about what VB 10 should d... 

  • Close Ruby encounters of the .NET kind

    The Ruby dynamic language took the Web development community by storm. Efforts are now under way to make the Ruby environment more accessible to .NET programmers. 

  • Visual Basic 10 is in the works -- more news forthcoming

    Paul Vick has announced that Microsoft is thinking about Visual Basic 10.0, code-named VBx. The biggest news: it will be built atop the new DLR. News was to follow at the PDC, but since that conference has been postponed, Vick sayd "stay tuned, we sh... 

  • IronRuby unveiled at MIX07

    Microsoft detailed planned .NET programming support for Silverlight, formerly known as Windows Presentation Foundation Everywhere, as well as Visual Studio and Expression tool support for this new client-side architecture. 

  • Windows and open source: Q&A with Miguel De Icaza

    Miguel De Icaza has been a major mover of Mono, the open-source framework for .NET since the get-go. These days he shepherds along Mono from within Novell Inc. At Novell's BrainShare conference in 2006, he discussed the latest doings with writer Paul... 

  • Python scripting comes to .NET

    While Visual Basic .NET developers may use scripts more sparingly than Unix developers, both groups have taken interest in Python, a scripting language said to take on some object-oriented capabilities. Within Microsoft, an effort is underway to crea... 

  • monad

    A monad is: 1) A type of functor used in category theory in mathematics. 2) A kind of constructor used in functional programming to structure programs that include sequenced operations. 3) The original code name for Microsoft's Powershell. 4) A s... 

  • IronPython

    IronPython is an altered version of the Python programming language that runs on top of Microsoft's .NET Framework. The language combines Python's compact, flexible, and powerful syntax and structure with the underlying support and capabilities offer... 

  • static analysis (static code analysis)

    Static analysis, also called static code analysis, is a method of computer program debugging that is done by examining the code without executing the program... (Continued) 

  • Windows CardSpace

    Windows CardSpace is the code name for an identity management component in Microsoft's upcoming WinFX product suite. With InfoCard, end users create a digital file on their own computer that includes user-specific information, like a work phone numbe... 

  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)

    Windows Presentation Foundation, or WPF, is Microsoft's development tool for Web applications and rich client applications. With WPF, developers can use XAML, the Extensible Application Markup Language, to create custom controls, graphics, 3D images ... 

  • Choosing the best strategy for Silverlight developers

    Learn why many Silverlight developers are trying to figure out the best way to transition their existing Silverlight applications to HTML5. 

  • Pay-as-you-go Windows Azure BizTalk services changes EAI and EDI

    Learn about the pay-as-you-go Windows Azure BizTalk Services that was released at TechEd 2013. 

  • The 'VB.NET or C#' debate: It's all in the syntax

    Microsoft development experts say Visual Basic and C# have become nearly identical in function as the .NET Framework has matured. Choosing whether to use VB.NET or C# is more or less a matter of which syntax style you prefer. Despite the similarities... 

  • IronRuby offers options for .NET developers, brings open source to Microsoft

    The moat around the .NET programming community has long been difficult to cross from either direction. Developers from both sides see IronRuby, an open source implementation of Ruby for the .NET platform, as a possible crossing point. 

  • Some of the Zen of Volta

    Coming from Microsoft Labs and still in its early gestation, Volta is a methodology allowing developers to create apps without regard to eventual deployment, and to declaratively partition Web application elements across tiers. 

  • monad

    A monad is: 1) A type of functor used in category theory in mathematics. 2) A kind of constructor used in functional programming to structure programs that include sequenced operations. 3) The original code name for Microsoft's Powershell. 4) A s... 

  • IronPython

    IronPython is an altered version of the Python programming language that runs on top of Microsoft's .NET Framework. The language combines Python's compact, flexible, and powerful syntax and structure with the underlying support and capabilities offer... 

  • F# Programming Fast Guide

    F# is a functional programming language that runs on the CLR and the .NET Framework. This Fast Guide links to resources that introduce and explain F#. 

  • Book excerpt: An introduction to DSL tools

    In recent years, Microsoft has asserted that there is special value in using DSLs. This chapter introduces the concepts of domain-specific development. 

  • Visual Basic 10 ideology beginning to emerge

    Visual Basic 10 remains in a speculative thinking phase, Paul Vick of Microsoft reports in his blog. Vick plans to share the team's thoughts on VB 10 in the next few months. But that doesn't mean there is a shortage of ideas about what VB 10 should d... 

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About Dynamic .NET programming languages

Read the latest news, commentary and advice on programming with dynamic .NET Framework languages such as IronRuby, IronPython and the upcoming VBx (Visual Basic 10).