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Mono’s First Commercial Release: MonoTouch

by Jonathan Allen on  Sep 17, 2009 7

MonoTouch is a port of the Mono runtime along with an adapter layer so .NET developers can use the native iPhone GUI toolkit. MonoTouch is unique in the Mono ecosystem because it is the first commercial Mono product from Novell. As expected, there was some community backlash.

Presentation: Convergence: Model-Based Software, Systems And Control Engineering

by Abel Avram on  Feb 06, 2009

In this presentation filmed during OOPSLA 2008, Janos Sztipanovits attempts to tackle the complexity of large scale systems integration. Software, systems and control engineering converge in such systems, raising the integration challenges and demanding a new approach to model-based design.

Mono for Robotics

by Jonathan Allen on  Feb 06, 2008

Microsoft is not the only trying to get into the robotics business by porting the .NET runtime. Cogmation Robotics is using Mono in their flagship product robotFoundary. Even more surprising, they choose to run it on OS X first.

Pattie Maes on Ambient Intelligence

by Niclas Nilsson on  Oct 29, 2007 1

At OOPSLA 2007, Pattie Maes gave an interesting talk about the MIT ambient intelligence projects. One project, ReachMedia, was particularly interesting from an architectural, mashup and social networking perspective.

Interview: Peter Kriens discusses OSGi

by Ryan Slobojan on  Sep 26, 2007 1

OSGi is a Java modular development specification. OSGi is used in a wide variety of applications, from mobile phones to enterprise servers and the Eclipse IDE. In this interview, Peter Kriens explains where OSGi came from, what sorts of applications it's useful for, integration with Spring, the JSR 277/294 debate, and the future of OSGi.

.NET Micro Now Supported on Blackfin

by Jonathan Allen on  Jun 18, 2007

The smallest .NET edition, Micro, is now supported on Analog Devices' Blackfin platform. This makes it the first processor supported by .NET built specifically for digital signal processing.

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