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Introduction to OWIN and Gate

Posted by Benjamin van der Veen  on  Feb 28, 2012 Posted by Benjamin van der Veen Follow 0 Followers  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 Posted by Jonathan Chambers Follow 0 Followers  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.


Reactive Extensions and ReactiveUI

Posted by Paul Betts  on  Feb 02, 2012 Posted by Paul Betts Follow 0 Followers  on  Feb 02, 2012

Paul Betts explains how to use Reactive Extensions (Rx) and ReactiveUI, the later being a MVVM framework using the virtual time scheduler features of Rx.


Asynchronous Programming Made Simple Through Messaging

Posted by Svein Arne Ackenhausen  on  Jan 06, 2012 1 Posted by Svein Arne Ackenhausen Follow 0 Followers  on  Jan 06, 2012 1

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


Forget about Threads: Tasks, Asynchronous Methods & Co-routines

Posted by Arne Claassen  on  Dec 23, 2011 2 Posted by Arne Claassen Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 23, 2011 2

Arne Claassen presents the benefits of asynchronous programming, demoing and contrasting DReAM coroutines with C#’s asynchronous methods.


Let Me Introduce My Moncai!

Posted by Dale Ragan  on  Dec 07, 2011 Posted by Dale Ragan Follow 0 Followers  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 1 Posted by Jason Sirota Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 23, 2011 1

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 Posted by Frank Krueger Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 08, 2011

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


F# and Mono, Best Friends Forever

Posted by Richard Minerich  on  Oct 25, 2011 1 Posted by Richard Minerich Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 25, 2011 1

Richard Minerich shows how to use F# in Mono with MonoDevelop, detailing some of the features that make it attractive to programmers.


Using APIs to Connect People to Your App and Each Other

Posted by John Sheehan  on  Sep 30, 2011 Posted by John Sheehan Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 30, 2011

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.


Introduction to Android Development Using .NET and Mono

Posted by Greg Shackles  on  Sep 27, 2011 Posted by Greg Shackles Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 27, 2011

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.


Cross-platform Mobility: The Rise of Mono in the Enterprise

Posted by Scott Olson  on  Sep 01, 2011 2 Posted by Scott Olson Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 01, 2011 2

Scott Olson presents the current mobile industry landscape, what enterprise mobility opportunities are, and how developers can profit with cross-platform development with Mono.