Publisher: O'Reilly Media; 1 edition (July 30, 2004)
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The Mono undertaking is the a lot talked-about open resource initiative to create a Unix implementation of Microsoft's .NET improvement Framework. Its function is to permit Unix builders to construct and installation cross-platform .NET functions. The venture has additionally sparked curiosity in constructing parts, libraries and frameworks with C#, the programming language of .NET.The controversy? a few say Mono becomes the popular platform for Linux improvement, empowering Linux/Unix builders. Others say it's going to enable Microsoft to include, expand, and extinguish Linux. the talk rages on, but--like many developers--maybe you've gotten had sufficient speak and need to determine what Mono is admittedly all about.There's a method to determine: roll up your sleeves, get to paintings, and spot what you Mono can do. How do you begin? you could learn Mono at size. you could mess around with it, hoping to determine issues out for your self. Or, you will get immediately to paintings with Mono: A Developer's Notebook--a hands-on consultant and your trusty lab companion as you discover Mono 1.0.Light on concept and lengthy on functional software, Mono: A Developer's computer bypasses the debate and thought, and jumps correct into Mono 1.0. Diving speedy right into a quick journey of Mono, you will paintings via approximately fifty mini-projects that might introduce you to crucial and compelling elements of the 1.0 liberate. utilizing the task-oriented structure of this new sequence, you will the right way to collect, set up, and run Mono on Linux, home windows, or Mac OS X. you are going to paintings with a few of the Mono elements: Gtk#, the typical Language Runtime, the category libraries (both .NET and Mono-provided classification libraries), IKVM and the Mono C# compiler. No different source will take you so deeply into Mono so quick or exhibit you as successfully what Mono is able of.The new Developer's Notebooks sequence from O'Reilly covers vital new instruments for software program builders. Emphasizing instance over clarification and perform over thought, they concentrate on studying via doing--you'll get the products directly from the masters, in an off-the-cuff and code-intensive sort that matches builders. If you have been all for Mono, yet have not identified the place to begin, this no-fluff, lab-style consultant is the answer.