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Tao Brings Cross-Platform Bindings to .Net and Mono

| by Jonathan Allen Follow 639 Followers on May 08, 2007. Estimated reading time: less than one minute |

While Silverlight is promising the future, Tao is already shipping. The Tao Framework claims to be a "collection of bindings to facilitate cross-platform media application development utilizing the .NET and Mono platforms." Eleven APIs are exposed to .NET/Mono through Tao bindings including OpenGL, PhysicsFS, and the Lua scripting system

Other third-party APIs supported by Tao include:

  • Cg 1.2.1
  • DevIL 1.6.8 RC2
  • FreeGLUT 2.4.0
  • GLFW 2.5.0
  • ODE 0.6
  • OpenAL 1.0
  • SDL 1.2.11
  • Windows API

The release version of Tao 2.0 is now available.

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Apples and Oranges by Dan Tines

Tao and Silverlight are two very different things.

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