Lawrence Lee sent along a pointer to this interview with Anders Hejlsberg, the architect of C#. There’s lots of interesting stuff in the interview, and it looks like Hejlsberg (and Microsoft) have built some pretty neat stuff into both C# and .NET. One small point I found particularly interesting was that the team at Microsoft that designed C# and wrote the compiler consisted of 9 people. Not larger, really, than most open source projects.