Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 9th Feb 2006 22:54 UTC
Mono Project Apress' open source series of books recently unveiled Mark Mamone's "Practical Mono", a book targetting new .NET developers. We take a quick look at the book below.
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Upgrading.
by miguel on Fri 10th Feb 2006 01:30 UTC
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Well, you do not have to upgrade because the various frameworks are backwards compatible. That means that all the work that you do today will continue to work tomorrow.

This also means that you can adopt new technologies when you are ready, not when someone tells you that you must upgrade.

The .NET 3.0 stuff is looking interesting, but its intended for early adopters, those which are interesting in providing feedback. you are not forced to use the new features in C#.

So yes, .NET 2 was on beta for two years, which I think is a good idea as many people could provide feedback on the process: what was broken, what could use tuning, which kinds of features were missing. It was a pretty good beta in my opinion.

miguel

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