Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Announcing the new Roslyn-powered .NET Framework Reference Source (hanselman.com)

In 2007 ScottGu's team announced they were releasing the .NET Framework source code for reference. Just a little later, Microsoft made it possible to step through the .NET Framework Source code while debugging. This was announced to much fanfare, and for a while, it was very cool. It wasn't "Open Source" but it's definitely "Source Opened." However, as time passed, the original Reference Source website for the .NET Framework sucked for a number of reasons, mostly because it wasn't updated often enough. Fast forward to today...we're back and the .NET team is launching the fresh new and updated .NET Reference Source site with a Roslyn-powered index! Read more...