Signals on Windows

While looking at signal support in IronRuby, I played with the signal and raise functions that are available in the C runtime. It turns out that these functions are much more limited than their Unix counterparts. On Unix, kill can be used to send a signal to another process, enabling cross-process communication. However, the CRT…

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Accessing IronPython objects from native JScript (using IReflect)

The DLR aims to enable dynamic languages like IronPython and IronRuby to access and minipulate objects created by each other. But what about dynamic languages like JScript implemented using unmanaged code? It is sometimes useful for IronPython and native JScript to interact with each other. Consider the following scenarios: IronPython could be used to host…

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