Post tagged: DotNet

ResolverOne: Best Spreadsheet Wins $17K

ResolverOne is one of my favorite applications in the past few years. It's a spreadsheet powered by IronPython. Spreadsheets are among the most powerful intellectual tools ever developed: if you can solve your problem with a spreadsheet, a spreadsheet is probably the fastest way to solve it. Yet there are …

IronPython 2.0 & Microsoft Research Infer.NET 2.2

 import sys import clr sys.path.append("c:\\program files\\Microsoft Research\\Infer.NET 2.2\\bin\\debug") clr.AddReferenceToFile("Infer.Compiler.dll") clr.AddReferenceToFile("Infer.Runtime.dll") from MicrosoftResearch.Infer import * from MicrosoftResearch.Infer.Models import * from MicrosoftResearch.Infer.Distributions import *  firstCoin = Variable[bool].Bernoulli(0.5) secondCoin = Variable …

Silverlight, Why Do You Taunt Me So?

Silverlight steadfastly refuses to install on my development Tablet PC or in my "Orcas Beta" Virtual PC. Those are the only two machines on which I'll put an under-development CLR, since experience has shown that it can be very difficult to cleanly uninstall anything in Microsoft's browser-CLR-plugin axis. This is …

IronRuby announced

Scott Guthrie just announced IronRuby! Yeehaw!!!!!!


Silverlight binding; demoing on Mac


Dynamic Language Runtime announced


"Shipping later this week" (I'm sure he means shipping a beta / CTP)


Uses Ruby naming scheme when programming .NET libraries (weird. Not sure I like that.)


"Switch the console into Python mode, Ruby mode, VB …

MSTest Moving to VS Pro

Naysawn has announced that the Visual Studio unit testing framework (MSTest) is moving into the Pro SKU of Visual Studio. That's a good start, but I want to lobby for going the whole way:

Please move the unit testing framework into the .NET framework.

Source: MSTest Moving to VS Pro …