New Asynchronous Features Enhance .NET Framework 4.5 by Jenni Konrad Posted on Apr 11, 2012
Mono Introduces Experimental C# Language Extensions by Jonathan Allen Posted on Dec 28, 2009 2
Interview: Don Syme Answering Questions on F#, C#, Haskell and Scala by Abel Avram Posted on Mar 27, 2009 8
C# Feature Focus: Optional and Named Parameters, COM Interoperability by Jonathan Allen Posted on Oct 27, 2008 4
.NET 4 Feature Focus: Type Embedding and Equivalence by Jonathan Allen Posted on Oct 27, 2008
Statically Dynamic Typing
Dec 24, 2009
Neal Gafter explains why Microsoft has introduced dynamic typing in C# 4.0, what it is useful for - Interoperate with dynamic languages, Using reflection-like API, Interacting with COM -, what is DLR, and why they have chosen the dynamic type instead of other possible solutions.
MicroORM - A Dynamically Typed ORM for VB and C# in about 160 Lines
Dec 05, 2009
Using the new DLR features in VB 10 and C# 4 you can build a configuration-free ORM that works well with legacy stored procedures. Though accessed using normal object-dot-property syntax, all the data objects are built at runtime based solely on the information returned by the database. And this is done with no interfaces to define, classes to implement, or data mapping definitions to write.
Eric Nelson on VS 2010 and .NET 4.0
Jun 04, 2009
In this interview Eric Nelson talks about what’s coming in VS 2010, the C# – VB.NET convergence, the introduction of Parallel as a library, and Azure cloud computing.
Don Syme Answering Questions on F#, C#, Haskell and Scala
Mar 27, 2009
In this interview made by InfoQ’s Sadek Drobi, Don Syme, a Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research, answers questions mostly on F#, but also on functional programming, C# generics, type classes in Haskell, similarities between F# and Scala.