The Future of C#, Part Three: On video, plus the dead-trees edition

Amazingly enough, it has happened again. Why does this keep happening to me? Anders, Mads and Eric on C# 4.0: C# 4.0 with Anders Hejlsberg, Mads Torgersen, and Eric Lippert – Part 1 of 2 C# 4.0 with Anders Hejlsberg, Mads Torgersen, and Eric Lippert – Part 2 of 2 Anders, Mads and Scott on…

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The Future of C#, Part Two

Well, I intended to spend the last three weeks blogging about C# design process in anticipation of our announcements at the PDC, and then I got crazy busy at work and never managed to do so! As I’m sure you know by now, we have announced the existence and feature set of that hitherto hypothetical…

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The Future of C#, Part One

An attentive reader pointed me at this long thread on a third-party forum where some people are musing about possible future features of C#. There is far, far more here than I possibly have time to respond to in any kind of detail. Also, I am not going to spill the beans. Anders is giving a talk…

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Boring Metablogging, Part Two

I try to not blog about blogging. Metablogging is boring. The last time I blogged about blogging was on the subject of “Can I take your blog post and republish it?” My answer then was “yes… but”. That is, yes, but please tell me, please do not maliciously quote me out of context, please link…

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Preventing third-party derivation, part two

If you find a class in a library that has all private/internal constructors, it is pretty clear that the author of the class is sending you the deliberate message that this class is not to be extended by you. In our previous example, it was not so clear. Obviously the author of the class in question…

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