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An introduction to Microsoft's four .NET programming languages
Dec 2003 - Prashant Sridharan
This introduction gives a good overview on VB, C#, C++, and J# for Microsoft .NET. It shows some the diferences between the four and what kind of programmer might want to use what language.

Implementing Callback Functions
Excellent article on how to pass a function pointer from managed .NET code to unmanaged code.

Calling a DLL Function
Here are some links to the .NET Framework Developer's Guide that shows how to interact with a DLL.

Mono
Novell's Open Source initiative for a platform independent implementation of the .NET framework.

System.Reflection.Emit Namespace
This is the documentation for the .NET Framework Class Library. The classes in this namespace are mainly targetted at scripting libraries and compilers that want to generate code compatible with .NET.

IronPython
This is an implementation of Python that targets the .NET framework.

LuaInterface
This interface allows Lua and .NET applications to interact.