Roslyn and the future of .NET languages

Since the beginning of .NET the C# and VB languages have shared a lot but been served by separate compilers which have evolved over more than a decade. With the next release of Visual Studio a brand new compiler that is unified, modern, and even Open Source will underpin both languages: the .NET Compiler Platform, also known as Roslyn. In addition to unifying some disparate features of the two languages, Roslyn is also an open platform that will serve as a base for all kinds of new extensibility in both languages and their editor experiences in Visual Studio 2015. This session will look at Roslyn itself and some of the upcoming language features coming along with it.