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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.
ICU - International Components for Unicode
ICU is a set of C/C++ and Java libraries providing Unicode and Globalization support for software applications. The libraries are also open source.