Archive for July, 2009

Episode 141: Second Life and Mono with Jim Purbrick

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Episode 141: Second Life and Mono with Jim Purbrick

In the first part of this episode we discuss a couple of basics about SecondLife (scaling, partitioning, etc). The second part specifically looks at how the dev team tackled a number of interesting problems in the context of executing their own LSL scripting language on top of Mono.

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Episode 140: Newspeak and Pluggable Types with Gilad Bracha

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Episode 140: Newspeak and Pluggable Types with Gilad Bracha

This episode is a conversation with Gilad Bracha about Newspeak, type systems in general and optional/pluggable types in particular. It was recorded during DSL Devcon in the gardens of the Microsoft campus, and thanks to Gilad’s “speaking like a book” way of talking it is published completely unedited 🙂

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