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Linuxhelp _ News _ Mono-1.0 Released..

Posted by: Hemant Jul 3 2004, 02:34 PM

Mono-1.0 was released by Novell..you can read full story http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=16971.

Posted by: Corey Jul 3 2004, 06:03 PM

I'm not familier with .NET or the mono-project. What exactly is it? Is it just a new programming language, or what? Is there any tutorials on the net to show you how to use mono to develop applications?

Posted by: hughesjr Jul 7 2004, 08:42 PM

Microsoft .NET is the latest and greatest software developement Suite/applications/methodology for Windows type servers ... it based on WebServices.
http://www.microsoft.com/net/basics/

The .NET framework is the component that is run on Windows machines that lets them interface with programs that implement .NET....

Mono is the open source implementation of compatability libraries based on the .NET framework:
http://www.mono-project.com/about/index.html

Posted by: Hemant Jul 8 2004, 06:06 AM

Mono is supposed to be the .NET implementation on Linux platform.I have the Mono cd.( i got it from Novell Bangalore..).I am planning to compile and see how things work??

Posted by: Hemant Sep 6 2004, 02:27 AM

Though this is a bit late..
But i have tried MONO and i can say it is great.
Using MONO you can program in C# and compile and then run the binaries generated directly on Windows.(but this is only true for simple programs).

I have myself tried few things and it works out.Though the documentation is quite incomplete.It comes with GTK#.thus you can write gtk# applications using mono and C#.

But installation is a bit tricky.If you are installing from sources and very time consuming.

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