Monday, January 28, 2008
Lang.NET is Today! We've heard a great introduction from Jason Zander, a dive into the new C# 3.0 features and future work by Anders Hejlsberg, and currently we're listening to the "why DLR" talk by Jim Hugunin. The videos will be made available on http://langnetsymposium.com on the Agenda page shortly, so keep an eye on it! Here's the agenda: Jan 28: Monday: 09:00: Keynote (Jason Zander) 09:30: C# 3.0 (Anders Hejlsberg) 10:45: Vision of the DLR (Jim Hugunin) 13:00: Targeting DLR (Martin Maly) 14:15: Multiple Languages on the Java VM (John Rose and Charles Nutter - Sun Microsystems) 15:30: Lively Kernel Project (Dan Ingalls - Sun Microsystems) 16:00: Managed JScript (Pratap Lakshman) 16:30: Irony and ERP Language Challenges (Roman Ivantsov - Tyler Technologies) 17:00: On-site Dinner Jan 29: Tuesday: 09:00: Volta (Erik Meijer) 10:15: Newspeak (Gilad Braha - Cadence) 10:45: Resolver (Giles Thomas - Resolver) 11:30: Retargeting DLR (Seo Sanghyeon - Mozilla) 13:00: Visual Basic (Paul Vick) 13:30: Powershell Plus (Karl Prosser - ShellTools LLC) 14:15: PHP (Wez Furlong - Message Systems) 14:45: Phalanger (Tomas Petricek - www.tomasp.net) 15:30: Pex (Peli de Halleux and Nikolai Tillmann) 16:00: Numerical computing with the CLR (Jeffrey Sax - Extreme Optimization) 16:45: C# Mixins (Stefan Wenig and Fabian Schmied - Rubicon) 18:00: Dinner (Rock Bottom, Bellevue, WA) Jan 30: Wednesday: 09:00: IronRuby (John Lam) 09:30: Ruby.NET (Wayne Kelly - Queensland University of Technology) 10:15: F# (Luke Hoban) 10:30: Parsing Expression Grammars in F# (Harry Pierson) 11:15: NStatic (Wesner Moise - SoftPerson, LLC) 13:00: Moonlight and Mono (Miguel de Icaza - Novell) 14:15: Integrating Languages into the VSS (Aaron Marten) 15:30: Modeling and Languages (Don Box)
Thursday, January 17, 2008
Seems like the February edition of MSDN Magazine is out ... in January ... go figure. Anyway, I wrote an "CLR Inside Out" article in October (yes, 4 months ago, and that was at the deadline) about Dynamic Languages in Silverlight, and it's in February's issue.
I talk mainly about the DLRConsole, an Silverlight sample of an interactive Silverlight canvas, written in IronPython. Blah, blah, blah, here's the link: