- Designed to run everywhere, compile to native code, develop in any editor, and made open source. This is a work-in-progress with the Roslyn compiler and Visual Studio Code.
- Mads showcased various new C# features coming in C# 7 and after.
- Local Functions where you can embed a function in another function.
- Tuples. (int, int)
- Patterns. A new control structure that allows one to define a pattern and assign the result to a local variable.
- Example: “if (v is int i)” – C# will evaluate if v is an integer and if so, assign it to a variable i.
- Switch on anything now instead of just numeric types.
- Dustin showcased Roslyn, Visual Studio Code and Visual Studio enhancements.
- Find all implementations on interfaces and abstract classes.
- Breakpoints in Visual Studio Code.
- Better filtering in Intellisense by properties and methods and contains in Visual Studio.
- Embedded Styling Rules natively in Visual Studio.
What were your takeaways?