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New York .NET Meetup Group Monthly Meetup

  • Oct 19, 2010 · 7:00 PM
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The topic of October’s meetup will be Languages. We’ll start by demonstrating some useful features of the main languages in Visual Studio 2010, and maybe a few bits you haven’t seen before. Then we’ll open up the group for a discussion to share our thoughts on the topic:

  • With the release of Visual Studio 2010, Microsoft introduced the functional language F# as a top-tier language. Do you think functional languages have a place in mainstream day application development?

  • Do you feel it’s important for an application to be built in single language, or is it suitable to mix multiple languages?

  • Are there languages on other platforms that you’d like to see more of on .NET? Jealous of Ruby’s meta-programming? Felt you were more productive in COBOL? It’s not proper OO unless it’s Smalltalk?

  • What would you like to see in the next version of C#?

Please bring your own thoughts and experiences to share. If there are any examples you think are particularly cool, please bring a laptop and share them with the group.

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  • Anna G

    Friendly peer-to-peer group. Excellent presentations shared by members.

    October 20, 2010

  • Mike S.

    Was only able to catch the last two presentations, but they were well worth it. Snugs, as usual has some interesting perspectives.

    October 20, 2010

  • A former member
    A former member

    I really enjoyed the multiple speaker session. There was a lot of room for discussion. The topics were breif enough to spark interest but long enough to learn something new.

    October 20, 2010

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