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Mono and .NET

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See how Mono, the open source implementation of the .NET Framework, offers a platform for developers to leverage .NET in new and unconventional scenarios. Explore many of these innovations: the C# shell and the embeddable, C# runtime "eval"; how and why developers are choosing to embed Mono in applications and games on Windows and other platforms; static compilation with Mono enables .NET to be supported on more devices.
  • Miguel de Icaza
    Miguel de Icaza is Novell's Vice President for the Developer Platform where he runs the open source Mono and Moonlight projects (open source implementations of the .NET Framework). Previously he founded the GNOME project, one of the most popular desktop environments for Linux and Unix systems.

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    The Discussion

    • allanjn

      Just have to say I think it's awesome to see the cooperation MS is givng the Mono project.

      Really, really great presentation, Miguel.

      Cheers,

      Allan

    • mavc82

      Mono is a fenomenal effort to bring all the .Net Technologies into other platforms and encourage programmers to develop an entirely new kind of applications that will run on every platform, not only Windows, Linux or Mac but also on products like the iPhone... excellent job Miguel...

      Go Mono!!

      Carlos A. Martínez
      Using Mono to develop business applications in Mexico

    • cyberzen

      I love C# and am really glad that they have ported this much functionality to the other platforms.  Big props to Microsoft and the Mono guys!!

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