Richard Minerich shows how to use F# in Mono with MonoDevelop, detailing some of the features that make it attractive to programmers.
Travis Smith presents the challenges – inconsistent feature support - and advantages – code reuse - of developing cross platform mobile applications with Mono, focusing on data access patterns.
John Sheehan discusses web hooks and explores 3 cloud services: SendGrid’s Parse API for processing email, Twilio’s API for making phone calls and SMS, and Tok’s OpenTok API for web video conference.
Greg Shackles introduces Android, Mono and Mono for Android, explaining the fundamental components of programming for Android with Mono accompanied by demos and code samples.
Scott Olson presents the current mobile industry landscape, what enterprise mobility opportunities are, and how developers can profit with cross-platform development with Mono.
Miguel de Icaza and Nat Friedman answer questions on Mono: Xamarin, the deal with Novell, packaging, iOS 5, Lion, Android, licenses, MVC3, WCF, Mono phone, MonoDevelop, and others.
Jean Baptiste Evain presents the reflection and metaprogramming tools provided by Mono: Mono.Reflection, Mono.Linq.Expressions, and Mono.Cecil.
Joe Armstrong presents ECC, an optimizing compiler running on LLVM for writing C compilers for unusual architectures, for implementing DSLs and for experiments with JIT compilation.