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QIR is a new Microsoft-developed intermediate representation for quantum programs. This post describes QIR and provides pointers to the specification and source code.
A look back at the second year of Q#.
We consider the true nature of qubits, both as physical objects and as how they should be represented in a programming language.
The Quantum Architecture and Computation group launched Q#, our quantum computing programming language, a year ago on December 11th, 2017. This post is a brief overview of the language developments and the community growth since the first release.
How should qubits be represented in a quantum programming language? This post attempts to answer this question and discusses qubits representation in Q#.
Why we decided to develop Q#, a new language for quantum computing.