Dynamic NET programming languages
- June 02, 2010
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 ...
- March 29, 2010
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.
- March 19, 2008
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.
- October 12, 2007
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 ...
- September 19, 2007
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.
- May 31, 2007
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 ...