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Open Source and Dynamic Languages on .NET

John Lam, Program Manager, Microsoft

Track: Ruby
Date: Thursday, July 26
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Location: Portland 255

John Lam, creator of RubyCLR, will discuss IronRuby, an implementation of Ruby on the .NET platform that will be released under the Ms-PL licence (our BSD-style license). We will look at the implementation of IronRuby on top of the recently announced Dynamic Language Runtime to better understand how the DLR deferred compilation model can be used to obtain excellent performance and cross-language interoperability. We will also look at different scenarios where IronRuby can be used, including the recently announced Silverlight platform.