Chapter 3. .NET Framework and Language Enhancements in 2008


Most of this book focuses on unlocking the productivity promises of the Visual Studio IDE. However, it’s important that we also cover some of the recent advances in the .NET languages and the Framework. These items (the IDE, the languages, and the Framework) typically ship from Microsoft in concert. That is, when a new version of the IDE is released such as Visual Studio 2008, you can expect changes to the primary .NET languages and a new version of the .NET Framework. Therefore, any discussion of a new version of the IDE would be incomplete ...

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