The .NET CLR is not an interpreter, since code gets compiled to native code by the JIT compiler. So I find the usual description of code "running on" the CLR confusing. How does the native code ...
This is part of a series of questions which focuses on the Abstraction Project, which aims to abstract the concepts used in language design in the form of a framework. There is a sister project to ...
The company I work for uses vb.net since there are many programmers who moved up from vb6 to vb.net. Basically more vb.net resources in the company for support/maintenance vs c#. I am a c# coder and ...
Here's a simple question (kind of), but I'm having a hard time taking a decision. First, a history on how I came to have this problem. In my new job, we need to use a third party API to communicate ...
IronScheme is mentioned on Wikipedia as a successor to a failed project called IronLisp, bringing Lisp to CLR and .NET, the way Clojure does for the JVM. Does anyone have experience with this ...
I've been wondering to myself, what uses does IronPython have in a .NET environment? what can it do that can't be done with VB, C# or F#? It seems kind of strange to go through all the trouble of ...
I wonder how many .NET developers have a working knowledge of CIL and where it has been useful to them. In case you are missing my meaning, here is a simple CIL example to add two locations together: ...