As the Dutch artist MC Escher once said "Only those who attempt the absurd will achieve the impossible". Hence we are trying to stretch the .NET framework to cover the Cloud such that it will become possible to incrementally and seamlessly design, develop, and debug complex distributed applications using your favorite existing and unmodified .NET compiler and deploy these applications anywhere.
Erik Meijer is an Architect in SQL Server division at Microsoft where he works with the Microsoft Visual C# and the Microsoft Visual Basic.NET language teams on data integration in programming languages. Erik is one of the designers of the standard functional programming language Haskell98 and more recently the Cw language.
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