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NewsXbox and Windows NT 3.5 source code leaks online Pin
Kent Sharkey21-May-20 5:15
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NewsApple and Google roll out their new exposure notification tool. Interest seems limited. Pin
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NewsGoogle CEO Sundar Pichai defends Pixel team, says “hardware is hard” Pin
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NewsA spectacular image of a kinky spiral points toward a baby planet forming Pin
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NewsWelcome to C# 9.0 Pin
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My assessment of the changes:
  • init, data, with, etc - I don't make heavy use of the immutable types these are intended to support; but they all seem harmless and fit into the category of syntactic sugar that have over the last 15 years made C# so much less verbose than Java. Thumbs Up | :thumbsup:
  • Top level programs - I'd like to see a non-trivial example here, assuming this is capable of being used for non-trivial coding anyway (not clear how large its scope is). My immediate thought is skepticism that this should've been brought from REPLs to more general use. Sniff | :^)
  • Improved pattern matching - again not a feature I use, but seems harmless to the broader language and should be nice where it is used. Thumbs Up | :thumbsup:
  • Improved target typing - having to cast the null in code like this int? result = b ? 0 : null; in the current language version is something that's always annoyed me. Thumbs Up | :thumbsup: Thumbs Up | :thumbsup:
All in all, it looks like a good update. My only complaint is that it's unlikely my current project will migrate from .net framework to net core in the short to medium term future to take advantage of any of the new features. Sigh | :sigh: D'Oh! | :doh:
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NewsWindows Forms Designer for .NET Core Released Pin
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