Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 6th Oct 2008 10:37 UTC, submitted by John Mills
Mono Project The Mono project has released Mono 2.0. As most of you will know, Mono is an open-source implementation of Microsoft's .NET framework for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, and other operating systems. The 2.0 release comes packed with new features, the main ones being the compiler upgrade to C# 3.0 with support for LINQ, as well as the inclusion of ADO.NET 2.0, ASP.NET 2.0 and System.Windows.Forms 2.0. The release notes detail all the changes and new features.
Thread beginning with comment 332700
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE: Comment by satan666
by grfgguvf on Mon 6th Oct 2008 18:48 UTC in reply to "Comment by satan666"
grfgguvf
Member since:
2006-09-25

Mono isn't that bad, I have an 8 year old PC and I am using Banshee music player, with Mono 2.0 it doesn't feel slow any more.

If used right it can theoretically be as fast as C++. The implementation is still progressing but it's a lot better than it used to be.

Reply Parent Score: 1

RE[2]: Comment by satan666
by turrini on Tue 7th Oct 2008 12:32 in reply to "RE: Comment by satan666"
turrini Member since:
2006-10-31

theoretically doesn't mean in practice.

That's why gnome developers are doing Vala.

Reply Parent Score: 1