Fabulous Adventures In Coding
Eric Lippert is a principal developer on the C# compiler team. Learn more about Eric.
Arr! When I was a young swabbie seven years ago I was given the task of implementing the Scripting.Dictionary object, and I didn't yet understand all the stuff I just told you maties about threading. Mayhem followed!
I've got a few ideas for some future posts that depend on the reader understanding a little bit about COM threading. Since I myself understand only a little bit about COM threading, I'll just do a brain dump for you all right here.
JScript and VBScript have completely different garbage collectors. Occasionally people ask me how the garbage collectors work and what the differences are.