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October, 2012

  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    A method group of one

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    I'm implementing the semantic analysis of dynamic expressions in Roslyn this week, so I'm fielding a lot of questions within the team on the design of the dynamic feature of C# 4. A question I get fairly frequently in this space is as follows: public...
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    Is C# a strongly typed or a weakly typed language?

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    Presented as a dialogue, as is my wont! Is C# a strongly typed or a weakly typed language? Yes. That is unhelpful. I don't doubt it. Interestingly, if you rephrased the question as an "and" question, the answer would be the same. What?...
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    High Altitude

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    No computer programming stuff today; just some fun for Friday. As I'm writing this Felix Baumgartner's attempt to set the world record for skydiving height by diving from a helium balloon has been scrubbed due to bad weather . This attempt has got me...
  • Fabulous Adventures In Coding

    Does Not Compute

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    One of the most basic ways to think about a computer program is that it is a device which takes in integers as inputs and spits out integers as outputs. The C# compiler, for example, takes in source code strings, and those source code strings are essentially...
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    How do we ensure that method type inference terminates?

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    I missed the party. I was all set to be on that massive wave of announcements about TypeScript , and then a family emergency kept me away from computers from Thursday of last week until just now, and I did not get my article in the queue. Suffice to say...
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