C# 6.0

Some preliminary details of C# 6.0

According to an interview which Anders Hejlsberg recently gave, it sounds like C# 6.0 will debut in Visual Studio 2014 and will feature the new 'Roslyn' compiler which is written in C# itself rather than C++.

We can also expect some new features including "more succinct" syntax for defining classes (not sure I like the sound of that!) and various other features that users have requested over the years. I would imagine that the latter might include 'extension properties' and additional constraints for generic types but no details were actually given so that's just a pure guess on my part.

The following blog gives a link to the interview on Channel 9 and also contains a transcript of the main things which Anders said: