The latest version of the .NET Framework, v3.5, was released yesterday. As usual, there’s a bunch of new libraries and Visual Studio enhancements (particularly when it comes to web applications). Those are nice, but what really caught my attention was the core language enhancements, which are pretty significant.
Scott Guthrie is one of the head honchos in that particular neighborhood of Microsoft. His blog talks about the new language features in pretty good detail, so I’m going to keep the descriptions to a minimum and focus more on commentary.
This post got pretty long so I decided to split it up: