A .NET language for safe, scalable and productive parallel programming through isolation, actors and message-passing.
- Installers:Axum is an incubation project from Microsoft’s Parallel Computing Platform that aims to validate a safe and productive parallel programming model for the .NET framework. It’s a language that builds upon the architecture of the web and the principles of isolation, actors, and message-passing to increase application safety, responsiveness, scalability and developer productivity. Other advanced concepts we are exploring are data flow networks, asynchronous methods, and type annotations for taming side-effects. Axum Lite:Contains the Axum command-line compiler and Axum runtime as well as the sample projects.Programmer's Guide:Use this simple and easy to follow programmer's guide to learn how to create safe, scalable, and responsive applications with the Axum language.Language Specification:A detailed specification of the Axum language.
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|Axum Language Spec.docx||82 KB|
|Axum Language Spec.pdf||827 KB|
|Axum Programmers Guide.docx||114 KB|
|Axum Programmers Guide.pdf||1.01 MB|
Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
- Installers:Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 or Microsoft Visual Studio 2010Axum Lite:Microsoft .NET 3.5. For the sample projects, Visual Studio 2008 or higher is required.Programmer's Guide:Microsoft Word 2007 or Adobe ReaderLanguage Specification:Microsoft Word 2007 or Adobe Reader
- Installer:1. Download and Install Microsoft Axum.2. Launch by opening Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 or Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 and creating a new Axum Project.Programmer's Guide:1. Download the file and open it in the corresponding viewer.Language Specification:1. Download the file and open it in the corresponding viewer.