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.NET and Java to get better dynamic language support

August 24, 2006

With highly expressive syntax that is easy to read, write, and maintain, dynamic programming languages like Python and Ruby are extremely conducive to rapid development. Microsoft and Sun Microsystems have observed growing interest in dynamic programming, and plan to integrate more extensive support for dynamic language features in their respective managed language platforms.
http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20060810-7462.html

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Microsoft Phasing in Support for Dynamic Languages on .Net

August 24, 2006

Microsoft is working behind the scenes to enhance the support of .Net for dynamic programming languages…looking at leveraging some of the simplicity that Basic has. “That feels a lot like what people say they love today about dynamic languages,” he said. “People say they love a language like Ruby because it has this simplicity and this dynamism.”
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,2001138,00.asp

Microsoft has declared victory over J2EE, and is now setting their sites on Ruby on Rails

August 24, 2006

Microsoft is leaving Java in the dust, but the company still has room to grow in the developer arena, looking beyond J2EE — dealing with issues as lighter-weight frameworks such Ruby on Rails.
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,1995495,00.asp