Some more .NET/C# Generics Research Project History

Another history email, discovered while poking around for some old image files. There are some other entries in this series here. In any case, In 2004 I sent around a note to our research lab about our coding work on .NET generics. It began: I am enormously relieved to announce that the Cambridge Generics team…

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Some History: 2001 "GC#" research project draft, from the MSR Cambridge team

Regular readers of my blog will know that from time to time I post some historical notes related to the research projects I’ve been involved in at Microsoft Research. Recently, I was asked some historical questions about our work on .NET Generics in 2001. To help frame an answer, I thought I’d post one of…

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.NET/C# Generics History: Some Photos From Feb 1999

Over the years I’ve been fortunate enough to work on several different projects. F# is ongoing, has several different aspects (FP, OO, async, units-of-measure etc.) and quite high-visiblity, but perhaps the one that was most timely, most foundational, and most wide-reaching was .NET and C# Generics. Here are some fun photos from the early history…

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