Roslyn September 2012 CTP is now available

I am super excited to announce that we have just released a third “Community Technology Preview” of Roslyn. Roslyn, in case you have not heard, is the code name for the project I work on; we are re-architecting the C# and VB compilers so that they are no longer “black boxes” where code goes in,…

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Before I get into the subject of today’s fabulous adventure, I want to congratulate the whole rest of Developer Division on the tremendously exciting product that we are formally launching today. (I’ve done very little actual coding on Visual Studio 2012 and C# 5.0, being busy with the long-lead Roslyn project.) Asynchronous programming support in…

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