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Dao Programming Language for Scripting and Computing

Posted by Limin Fu  on  Feb 27, 2014

Limin Fu introduces Dao, a lightweight and optionally typed programming language having a LLVM-based JIT compiler optimized for numeric computation, and a Clang-based tool generating Dao bindings for C/C++ libraries.


History of MonoGame

Posted by Dominique Louis  on  Oct 18, 2013

Dominique Louis covers the history of MonoGame from its roots in XNA and how the team ported it to 8 platforms. He demoes taking a simple 3D XNA sample from Windows to Android and Windows Phone 8.


Clojure and LLVM

Posted by Timothy Baldridge  on  Jul 16, 2013 4

Timothy Baldridge presents clojure-py2, a compiler written in Clojure that uses LLVM for code generation.

Compiling Scala to LLVM

Posted by Geoff Reedy  on  Jan 14, 2013

Geoff Reedy informs on the current status of a LLVM backend for the Scala compiler project he’s working on, detailing on its design and implementation.

Mono and C++ - Updates from the Interoperability World

Posted by Andreia Gaita  on  Mar 13, 2012

Andreia Gaita introduces Cxxi, a Mono C# - C++ interoperability framework meant to make instantiating C++ objects, invoking methods, sub-classing classes and other similar operations easier.

Introduction to OWIN and Gate

Posted by Benjamin van der Veen  on  Feb 28, 2012

Benjamin van der Veen introduces OWIN, a web server-web apps interface, and Gate, a library supporting development with OWIN.

Cross Platform .NET Desktop Development

Posted by Jonathan Chambers  on  Feb 14, 2012

Jonathan Chambers discusses developing desktop applications in Mono: why develop and history of desktop apps, examples of such apps, and how to call native code.

Using MongoDB on Mono

Posted by Justin Dearing  on  Jan 19, 2012 1

Justin Dearing presents a brief introduction to MongoDB, and focuses on interacting with it in Mono via the official 10gen driver. Techniques for handling business logic in application code, such as LINQ are discussed. This is a very code centric talk.

Asynchronous Programming Made Simple Through Messaging

Posted by Svein Arne Ackenhausen  on  Jan 06, 2012 4

Svein Arne Ackenhausen discusses the benefits of asynchronous programming showing some possible code implementations using messaging.

Let Me Introduce My Moncai!

Posted by Dale Ragan  on  Dec 07, 2011

Dale Ragan presents Moncai, an open source .NET/Mono PaaS currently in beta, detailing its current features and plans for the future, and what is makes it more attractive than similar solutions.

Asynchronous Memcached with a Side of Ketchup and Membase

Posted by Jason Sirota  on  Nov 23, 2011 5

Jason Sirota explains with code samples how to combine caching with asynchronous IO using memcached, Membase and Ketchup in order to maximize the throughput of an application.

3 Mobile App Development Problems and Ways to Solve Them

Posted by Frank Krueger  on  Nov 08, 2011

Frank Krueger discusses 3 mobile application development problems: failing network connection, multiple UIs, and bugs, presenting strategies for solving them.

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