Hanselminutes Podcast 49 - Interview with PowerShell Language Designer Bruce Payette
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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