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Hanselminutes Podcast 45 - IronPython ASP.NET and Language Extensibility

January 6, '07 Comments [3] Posted in ASP.NET | Podcast | Ruby
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My forty-fifth Podcast is up. In this one, Carl and I discuss how the Iron Phython guys used a hook into No-Compile ASP.NET pages to enable better support for dynamic languages in ASP.NET. We also speculate on Microsoft's plan for Ruby. I hope you enjoy it.

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Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. He is a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.

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Saturday, January 06, 2007 9:47:28 PM UTC
Great show, I an really getting the itch to try Python. I have some utilities that come to mind that I think will be a great intro. Also, will you get a chance to add the links for the Pro-Audio show? There are some that I remember as sounding really interesting. It's a little tricky browsing sites while drive the car and listening to these great podcasts.
John
Saturday, January 06, 2007 10:07:30 PM UTC
As someone who listens to and watches a fair number of podcasts, Juice Receiver is still unfortunately the only reliable and useful Podcast Receiver. I have tried all Scott lists here and they have all have issues - being fair some of them cannot handle video podcast feeds very well.

iTunes downloads podcasts flawlessly, but without manual intervention all podcasts reside in one folder. As someone who has 2->4 GB of podcasts on his iPod at anyone time this does not work. If anyone has a better solution than the 2+ year old Juice Receiver then please clue us in.
Paul Lockwood
Tuesday, January 09, 2007 2:46:15 PM UTC
Great stuff, Dynamic Languages are everywhere.

After C# and VB.NET we are in the process to add IronPython to the list of languages supported by our functional web testing tool InCisif.net. http://blog.incisif.net/2007/01/09/post-about-incisifnet-and-ironpython.aspx.
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