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Microsoft Distributes Pre-Alpha Code of IronRuby for Silverlight

Its version of the Ruby language that will let developers write Adobe Flash-like Silverlight code

Microsoft has sent out pre-alpha code of IronRuby, its version of the Ruby language that will let developers write .NET programs in, well, Ruby and suggestively IE and the Safari browser programs using the soon-to-be Adobe Flash-like Silverlight 1.1. IronRuby will go to the RubyForge repository late next month under Microsoft's Permissive License so developers can tinker with the IronRuby code. When it hits RubyForge anybody will be able to contribute to the code though initially any contributions are limited to the libraries. IronRuby will eventually be integrated with Visual Studio.

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Microsoft has sent out pre-alpha code of IronRuby, its version of the Ruby language that will let developers write .NET programs in, well, Ruby and suggestively IE and the Safari browser programs using the soon-to-be Adobe Flash-like Silverlight 1.1. IronRuby will go to the RubyForge repository late next month under Microsoft's Permissive License so developers can tinker with the IronRuby code. When it hits RubyForge anybody will be able to contribute to the code though initially any contributions are limited to the libraries. IronRuby will eventually be integrated with Visual Studio.

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