The Roslyn Preview Is Now Available

I am super excited to announce that the Roslyn project code is now sufficiently coherent that we can start showing it to customers! But I am getting ahead of myself somewhat. What is this “Roslyn” project? Here’s the deal. We’ve got these great premiere languages for .NET development, C# and Visual Basic. Obviously the compilers…

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Insanely great

I’ve never owned an Apple product; I haven’t written Mac software professionally since working on the Mac version of Visual Basic briefly in 1994. Nevertheless, Steve Jobs inspired me every day. Wanting to make “insanely great” technology is one thing. Having someone prove, over and over again, that the insanely great is actually within our…

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Async articles

I am pleased to announce that MSDN Magazine is doing a special issue this month on the new “async-await” feature that we are working on for the next versions of C# and Visual Basic. If this subject interests you, see my introductory article for beginners, Mads Torgersen’s article on how it works behind the scenes…

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