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  • F# Deep Dives Review and Author Q&A

    F# Deep Dives, edited by Tomas Petricek and Phillip Trelford, is a new book aimed at showing what is the business value that using F# brings in practice. The book presents 11 real industrial scenarios and the way F# allowed field experts to solve them using a functional-first approach. InfoQ has interviewed Tomas Petricek, co-editor of the book.

  • Oleg Shilo on CS-Script and Notepad++

    When you just want to try out some code, Visual Studio can feel like overkill. So some developers turn to lightweight editors such as Notepad++ for their scripting needs. Oleg Shilo talks about his project to add better CS-Script plugin for Notepad++.

  • Run .NET and Node.js code in-process with Edge.js

    Tomasz Janczuk has created Edge.js, which allows users to combine the power of .NET with Node.js. Curious about how to add non-blocking communication to your .NET project? Looking for a way to move computationally intensive code out of your Node thread? Janczuk's article provides a great starting point on how Edge works and the benefits it can bring to your next application.

  • From C# to Objective-C with Somya Jain

    A shift has been occurring in the business world. Many consulting companies that traditionally write line-of-business applications in .NET are now being asked to build applications for iOS. And while .NET and Java will still be viable for years to come, there are a lot of opportunities for teams that are willing to cross-train. Somya Jain explains what that entails for C# developers.

  • A Discussion With Neal Gafter on the Future of Java

    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

    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

    Silverlight 4 in Action by Pete Brown is a comprehensive guide to Silverlight application building using C#. It features several practical examples that explore flexible layout, control extensibility, the communication and binding models, rich media, animation and more.

  • Code Contracts in C#

    This article discusses the concepts and ideas of Code Contracts and the way they are handled in C#. Unless you happen to have used a language supporting Design by Contract before, you may sometimes find yourself unsure of how to proceed with Code Contracts. If you're using it in conjunction with Test Driven Development, what should you write first - the contract or the implementation?

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

    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. Also included is a chapter excerpt with thanks to Cambridge University Press.

  • A Detailed look at Overriding the Equality Operator

    It is surprisingly easy to make a mistake when overriding the equality operator. Not only does the equality operator bring along with it a lot of baggage, there is a lot of flawed guidance out there, even on the MSDN website. So we are going to try to clear the air by presenting a systematic breakdown of both a reference type and a value type that supports equality.

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