Archive for May, 2010

Nested Functions: C# that looks like Javascript


Anonymous functions and closures are a language feature that,  in many ways,  allow programmers to reshape the syntax of a language.  Although often associated with highly dynamic languages such as Lisp and TCL and moderately dynamic languages,  such as Javascript,  C# shows that closures retain their power in statically typed languages.  In this article,  I identify a language feature that I like from the Pascal language and ‘clone’ it using closures in C#.

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