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November, 2011

  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    Why IL?

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    One of the earliest and most frequently-asked questions we got when we announced the Roslyn project was "is this like LLVM for .NET?" No, Roslyn is not anything like LLVM for .NET. LLVM stands for Low-Level Virtual Machine ; as I understand it (admittedly...
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    A C# Reading List

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    Just a couple of quick links today. First: One of the questions I get most frequently is " can you recommend some good books about learning to program better in C#? " The question is usually asked by a developer; the other day I was surprised to get...
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    Why have a stack?

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    Last time I discussed why it is that we have all the .NET compilers target an "intermediate language", or "IL", and then have jitters that translate IL to machine code: because doing so ultimately reduces the costs of building a multi-language, multi...
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    Breaking changes and named arguments

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    Before I get into the subject of today's post, thanks so much to all of you who have given us great feedback on the Roslyn CTP. Please keep it coming . I'm definitely going to do some articles on Roslyn in the future; the past few weeks I have been too...
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