Microsoft to unveil Java-like programming language

Summary:Microsoft Corp. is expected to roll out, possibly as soon as today, a new programming language called C# (pronounced C-Sharp).

Microsoft Corp. is expected to roll out, possibly as soon as today, a new programming language called C# (pronounced C-Sharp). Officials have said the language has no relationship to the Microsoft Java competitor, code-named Cool, that the company was developing a year ago. But at the XML DevCon 2000 conference in New York, Microsoft officials said the language will have "all of the features that Java has" -- and more. Full story to follow. -- Mary Jo Foley, ZDNet News

Topics: Microsoft, Software

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