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Hanselminutes Podcast 49 - Interview with PowerShell Language Designer Bruce Payette

February 2, '07 Comments [2] Posted in Podcast | PowerShell | Programming
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My forty-ninth Podcast is up. I'm not planning to turn the podcast into an interview show, certainly not as often as I've been doing them, but when I get the opportunity to talk to someone awesome, I have to take it. You already know I'm a PowerShell Fanboy, so rather than having this be another "PowerShell is awesome" show, as I was fortunate enough to talk to Bruce Payette, a Language Designer on PowerShell. Bruce has many years of history in programming languages and he answers questions like "Why doesn't PowerShell just use C#?" amongst others. I hope you enjoy it.

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Friday, February 02, 2007 9:22:53 PM UTC
Funny, I pre-ordered that book a few days ago.
Regarding PowerShell... I do like PowerShell for being object oriented, but it doesn't really support class unlike VBScript. I really wish it supported class. Well, good things come slowly, right?
Thursday, February 08, 2007 8:21:44 PM UTC
In your interview with Bruce, you asked about Lambdas. For an interesting discussion of how Lamdas will work in C# 3.0 (and how they differ from anonymous delegates), head on over to Fabulous Adventures In Coding and check out these posts: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.

Thanks,
Mark
Mark Ingalls
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