I've got a number of emails complaining that folks haven't heard much from the DLR (Dynamic Language Runtime) and things like IronPython and IronRuby.
I think it's due to mostly one thing, the fact that the ASP.NET Futures Page still says July 2007. That's one of the reasons I personally fought to have the ASP.NET MVC not use a Date in its name. It just makes things look, ahem, dated.
I'm working to get that page updated, but I just wanted to make sure folks know that there's lots going on around the DLR. I talked to Mahesh on a video call just yesterday.
There's lots going on and here's some collected resources for you:
Once you've had fun with all that, you might look at John's Dynamic Silverlight in ASP.NET MVC article.
Here's John and Jimmy's talk on Dynamic Silverlight at Mix08:
All other goodness is at http://dynamicsilverlight.net/. Enjoy.
Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. I am a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.
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