Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Pumping Iron Talk

This Saturday Harry Pierson (Program Manager for IronPython) is giving a talk on Dynamic Languages on .NET at the Southern California Code Camp Community:
(Calling it SoCal makes me think of William Gibson, but there you go.)

10:00 AM - Saturday, October 25, 2008

IronRuby | IronPython | DLR

As you may know, Microsoft is developing IronPython and IronRuby, .NET implementations of the popular open-source programming languages Python and Ruby. While it’s clear that Microsoft wants to attract existing Python and Ruby developers to .NET, the role of IronPython and IronRuby for existing .NET developers is less clear. What value is there for a .NET developer in learning IronPython? What are the tradeoffs between IronRuby and a more traditional .NET language like C# or VB? Harry Pierson, new PM for IronPython, will discuss where dynamic . languages fit in the.NET developers toolbox.

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