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Professional Visual Studio 2015 by Bruce Johnson

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Chapter 16Language-Specific Features

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The .NET language ecosystem is alive and well. With literally hundreds of languages targeting the .NET Framework (you can find a fairly complete list at http://www.scriptol.com/programming/cli.php), .NET developers have a huge language arsenal at their disposal. Because the .NET Framework was designed with language interoperability in mind, these languages are also able to talk to each other, allowing for a creative cross-pollination of languages across a cross-section of programming problems. You can literally choose the right language tool for the job.

This chapter explores some of the latest language paradigms within the ecosystem, each with particular features and flavors that make solving those tough programming problems just a little bit easier. After a tour of some of the programming language paradigms, you'll learn about some of the language features available in Visual Studio 2015.

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