Wednesday, October 03, 2007 10:21 AM bart

Arrived in Redmond + some hot .NET news

Just to let the community out there know I'm alive and kicking in Redmond now... A while ago I announced to join Microsoft Corporation HQ in Redmond to work on the Windows Presentation Foundation. After a long wait to gain access to the United States under H1B status, I've finally arrived yesterday in my temporary apartment in Bellevue and will start to work on the team next Monday. I'll come back to you with more (interesting) news the next couple of days.

For now, this is something you really need to check out: Scott Guthrie announced the source code for the .NET Framework Libraries will be made public under MS-RL license. This is awesome news for those of you interested to know how things work and to gain a better understanding of the system. In the past we had Rotor (officially called the SSCLI) but the code in there wasn't guaranteed to be an exact match with the code of the framework that was released by Microsoft. Furthermore, the new initiative reaches way beyond Rotor's goals: a bunch more namespaces will be made available, there's an integrated debugging experience if you're using VS2008 (source is grabbed from the MSDN source server directly), etc. It seems you'll be able to read my code in the future (H).

Stay tuned for more exciting news from here!

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# .Net wird Open Source?

Wednesday, October 03, 2007 10:51 AM by TheUndeadable entwickelt

Allerdings nicht frei im Sinne von freier Rede, auch nicht frei im Sinne von Freibier, sondern frei im Sinne von reinschauen: B#.Net Blog For now, this is something you really need to check out: Scott Guthrie announced the source code for the .NET F

# re: Arrived in Redmond + some hot .NET news

Saturday, October 06, 2007 12:46 AM by Damiaan

I just got back from visiting Seattle (and many other places). I went to also to Bellevue and i remember the amazing view on the skyline of Seattle. Good luck!

# re: Arrived in Redmond + some hot .NET news

Tuesday, October 09, 2007 12:47 PM by Richard Hein

Congrats on the new job Bart!  I hope to join you someday ....

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