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Poll: Are you disappointed in the language choices in .NET?

Justin James gets the sense that not everyone in the developer community is disappointed by the language choices available in .NET. Take the poll to let us know how you feel.

When the .NET system was first announced, I was very excited about the prospect of being able to use the right language for any given job. The reality has been a bit lacking.

VB.NET and C# have dominated, and while Microsoft has put some weight behind F#, languages like IronRuby and IronPython have been nearly completely ignored. There are some third-party languages out there, but few with the maturity of VB.NET or C#. For the languages that are available, interop with the rest of .NET feels painful. To me, this is a real disappointment, but it seems like the overall .NET community does not mind. What about you?

J.Ja

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Justin James is the Lead Architect for Conigent.

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