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.
Miguel de Icaza and Nat Friedman are the co-founders of Xamarin, a company that produces the MonoTouch and Mono for Android libraries, which allow programmers to use C# to create mobile applications on the iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Prior to starting Xamarin, Miguel has been the creator of Gnome and Mono and was also the co-founder of Ximian with Nat before they sold the company to Novell.
Monospace provides developers a unique look at running their applications across all the platforms using Microsoft's .NET Framework by focusing on the Mono framework and open source .NET technologies. We will start with 2 days of talks and sessions, aiming to teach the attendees about the various technologies and innovations that currently exists. We will then end with a one day open space unconference where dialogs and conversations will help kick start the next wave of open source projects that will help the community remain competitive.