• F# mobile development with WebSharper

    by Adam Granicz on  Sep 20, 2011 1

    Functional programming languages can lead to novel ways of thinking about application development. There is just something about using a different paradigm that puts engineering problems into a new context. In such a spirit, Adam Granicz shows how F# and WebSharper can be used to tame mobile development.

  • A Discussion With Neal Gafter on the Future of Java

    by Charles Humble on  Sep 14, 2011 8

    Microsoft's Neal Gafter, who was primary designer and implementer of the Java SE 4 and 5 language enhancements and now works for Microsoft on .NET platform languages, discusses the impact of Oracle's acquisition of Sun on Java,makes the case for adding segmented stacks and a meta-object protocol to Java,, and offers some insights into how Java and C#/.NET compare.

  • Raw Notes from Redmond

    by Jonathan Allen on  May 25, 2011 2

    During the first week of May InfoQ went to Redmond for an informal meeting to discuss emerging trends. Normally when we go on this sort of fact-finding mission the reporter’s notes are off the record but we asked for permission to publish them as-is. With the exception of removing email addresses and one piece of NDA material, these are the notes shared within our editorial staff.

Book Excerpt and Interview: Silverlight 4 in Action

Posted by Dio Synodinos on  Oct 16, 2010

Silverlight 4 in Action is a comprehensive guide to Silverlight . It features examples that explore layout, control extensibility, communication and binding models, rich media and more.

Building a WPF Application in IronRuby

Posted by Edd Morgan on  May 25, 2010

This article covers working with Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) in IronRuby, event handling, working with XAML, inheriting from CLR classes, and reducing verbosity in IronRuby code. 2

What's IronRuby, and How Do I Put It on Rails?

Posted by Edd Morgan on  May 13, 2010

IronRuby is Microsoft's implementation of Ruby on the .NET framework. This article introduces IronRuby, and covers running Rails applications in IronRuby as well as potential issues to look out for. 2

Code Contracts in C#

Posted by Jon Skeet on  Apr 14, 2010

This article discusses the concepts and ideas of Code Contracts and how C# handles them, including the ideas behind Design by Contract and how to use Code Contracts in your code.

MicroORM - A Dynamically Typed ORM for VB and C# in about 160 Lines

Posted by Jonathan Allen on  Dec 05, 2009

Using the new DLR features in .NET 4 you can build a configuration-free ORM that uses the normal object-dot-property syntax without interfaces to define, classes to implement, or XML data mapping. 8

Talking RubyMine with JetBrains Developer Dmitry Jemerov

Posted by Robert Bazinet on  May 19, 2009

One of the more interesting announcements recently coming to the Ruby community was the release of JetBrains RubyMine IDE for Ruby and Ruby on Rails applications.

A Look at Ruby Debuggers

Posted by Werner Schuster on  Apr 19, 2008

"Ruby has no debugger" - this misconception has stuck around for ages. Time to eradicate it: Ruby does indeed have powerful debugging support. We look at what's available for all Ruby implementations.

Beyond Foundations of F# - Asynchronous Workflows

Posted by Robert Pickering on  Mar 23, 2008

Robert Pickering continues the conversation in this third article on F# and this time focuses on Asynchronous Workflows and the resulting peformance gains obtained when used.

Interview and Book Excerpt: "Model Based Software Testing and Analysis with C#"

Posted by Jonathan Jacky, Margus Veanes, Colin Campbell, and Wolfram Schulte on  Feb 21, 2008

Recently published, Infoq was able to speak with all four authors about their personal views on Model Based Testing: Jonathan Jacky, Margus Veanes, Colin Campbell and Wolfram Schulte. 2

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