At Lang.NET 2008, I caught up with two dynamic languages afficianados who have been working on a similar (and really hard)problem over the years: getting Ruby (a dynamic language) to run on a static
virtual machine (JVM and CLR, respectived). Charles Nutter is a lead developer on the JRuby…
.NET's garbage collector has a tough job. It manages your memory usage, always looking to "collect" unused memory and give it back to the system.
Obviously this is a pretty important function of the .NET system.
Since Christopher is one of the few people who knows how the garbage…
Christopher Brumme, architect on the CLR team, is probably one of the most knowledgeable guys on the planet about how .NET works. During his interview we wondered about the kinds of questions he was asked because of his blog, and if he had any advice for
developers who are looking to best use .NET.
Christopher Brumme, architect on the .NET CLR team, has one of the more famous Microsoft weblogs.
His posts often run 11,000 words and everytime he writes a post he gets lots of links from all over the Internet.
Here he talks about why he started his blog.
Do you have a technical blog? What…
I recently got the chance to attend
JAOO in Aarhus, Denmark. Besids learning a great amount about various approaches to solving hard problems that we all face as programmers (regardless of the stack we spend most of our time developing on), I got to meet so many interesting people from all
We wanted to know what the .NET CLR is missing. So we asked Brad and got interesting answers. He covers both stuff that's coming in Whidbey (the next version of the CLR/Visual Studio) as well as stuff that is even still missing -- get insight into what might
be coming down the road.
Performance is something we all care about a lot. So we asked Brad Abrams "when are we going to see better performance in .NET?" and "what's missing from .NET and WinFX (the managed APIs in Longhorn)?"