Language feature implementation status for Dev14

  • Exists: Already shipped in previous release
  • Done: Implemented for this release
  • Planned: Intended for this release
  • Maybe: Possibly intended for this release
  • Withdrawn: Probably not in this release
  • No: Not intended for this release
  • N/A: Not meaningful for this language

Please note that everything is still subject to change. Even if a feature is currently implemented, its design may still evolve as a result of feedback from its use.

The current CTP has the following features. For a description of each feature see :
Feature Example C# VB
Primary constructors class Point(int x, int y) { … } No No
Auto-property initializers public int X { get; set; } = x; Done Exists
Getter-only auto-properties public int Y { get; } = y; Done Done
Ctor assignment to getter-only autoprops Y = 15 Done Done
Parameterless struct ctors Structure S : Sub New() : End Sub : End Structure Done Done
Using static members using System.Console; … Write(4); Done Exists
Dictionary initializer new JObject { ["x"] = 3, ["y"] = 7 } Done No
Indexed member initializer new JObject { $x = 3, $y = 7 } No No
Indexed member access c.$name = c.$first + " " + c.$last; No Exists
Declaration expressions int.TryParse(s, out var x); No No
Await in catch/finally try … catch { await … } finally { await … } Done Maybe
Exception filters catch(E e) if (e.Count > 5) { … } Done Exists
Typecase Select Case o : Case s As String : … No Maybe
Guarded cases Select Case i : Case Is > 0 When i Mod 2 = 0 No No
Partial modules Partial Module M1 N/A Done
Partial interfaces Partial Interface I1 Exists Done
Multiline string literals "Hello<newline>World" Exists Done
Year-first date literals Dim d = #2014-04-03# N/A Done
Binary literals 0b00000100 No No
Digit separators 0xEF_FF_00_A0 No No
Line continuation comments Dim addrs = From c in Customers ' comment N/A Done
TypeOf IsNot If TypeOf x IsNot Customer Then … N/A Done
Expression-bodied members public double Dist => Sqrt(X * X + Y * Y); Done No
Event initializers new Customer { Notify += MyHandler }; No No
Null propagation customer?.Orders?[5]?.$price Done Planned
Semicolon operator (var x = Foo(); Write(x); x * x) No No
Private protected private protected string GetId() { … } No No
Params IEnumerable int Avg(params IEnumerable<int> numbers) { … } No No
Constructor Inference new Tuple(3, "three", true); No No
String interpolation "\{p.First} \{p.Last} is \{p.Age} years old." Planned Planned
TryCast for nullable Dim x = TryCast(u, Integer?) Exists No
Delegate combination with + d1 += d2 Exists No
Implicit implementation Class C : Implicitly Implements I Exists No
nameof operator string s = nameof(Console.Write); Done Planned
Strict modules Strict Module M Exists No
Faster CInt Dim x = CInt(Math.Truncate(d)) | Exists No
#pragma #Disable Warning BC40008 Done Done
Checked and Unchecked blocks Checked : x += 1 : End Checked Exists No
Field targets on autoprops <Field: Serializable> Property p As Integer Maybe Maybe
If(b,e1,e2) uses type context Dim x As Integer? = If(b,1,Nothing) N/A No

Last edited Fri at 6:03 PM by nmgafter, version 33