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Boo: Not as Scary as it Sounds
I'm a little bit tired today because I stayed up late the last couple of nights working my way through the Boo Primer on codehaus. I think I first heard about this relatively young (2003), open source .NET language through various posts by Ayende and Hanselman. I was intrigued by the some of the adjectives that I commonly heard in relation to this language such as 'beautiful' and 'wrist-friendly', so I incorporated learning Boo into my 6 Month Roadmap to becoming a better developer. If nothing else, ......

Posted On Tuesday, August 7, 2007 1:14 PM

Powershell from 50,000 feet
I've been spelunking Powershell lately with Bruce Payette's excellent book, Powershell in Action, and thought I would take a step back from some of the lower level nuances, such as dynamic type conversion and parameter binding rules, and organize my thoughts at a higher level. What is Powershell? - It is the new command line/scripting environment from Microsoft that replaces cmd.exe and WSH. You can install it as a small, free OS update on Windows XP, Windows 2003, and Vista as long as you have the ......

Posted On Tuesday, July 3, 2007 1:23 PM

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