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Why did Microsoft abandon IronRuby and IronPython? [closed]

Several years ago, Microsoft announced that Ruby and Python were coming to .net. The projects were called IronRuby and IronPython, respectively. Microsoft said that the projects would be built on ...
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What should I learn to be backend web developer? [closed]

I want to be a web developer and because I don't want to get into designing (and stuff like that) so I thought I should become a backend developer (also more suited because of my course i.e. b.tech in ...
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Moving away from .Net to Ruby and coping without intellisense [closed]

I am in the process of trying to learn Ruby, however after spending nearly 10 years in the MS stack I am struggling to get by without intellisense. I've given RubyMine a try which does help however ...
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1answer
168 views

Is it possible to access .NET APIs with JRuby?

I know that JRuby can access COM APIs, but can it interface with .NET?
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227 views

Third-party open-source projects in .NET and Ruby and NIH syndrome [closed]

The title might seem to be inflammatory, but it's here to catch your eye after all. I'm a professional .NET developer, but I try to follow other platforms as well. With Ruby being all hyped up ...
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Are there tasks which require significantly less work with Ruby than C# 4.0?

I just finished reading the Ruby chapter of the book 7 Languages in 7 Weeks. Aside from some syntactic sugar here and there I can't really see anything which can't be done with C# with a similar ...