Linked by Kroc Camen on Tue 17th May 2011 12:05 UTC
Mono Project Two weeks ago we covered the news that the Mono development team were let go kicked out by the new owners of Novel, Attachmate, apparently to move operations to Germany. Miguel de Icazza, founder of Mono, has taken this opportunity to break off on his own and has started a new company, Xamarin, to bring commercial .NET development products to iOS and Android.
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Great news
by twitterfire on Thu 19th May 2011 00:24 UTC
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While bringing a quality framework to iOS and Android they will open iOS and Android development to .NET programmers. Suddenly, there will be much more competition.

Even if Windows Phone won't conquer the market, .NET programmers will conquer it anyway. My bet on .NET seems to be more worthy as the days goes by. ;)

The only thing I wish for is to see WPF being implemented in Mono, so devs can use WPF for iOS/Android tablets.

Why do I have a feeling that MS will buy Icaza's company at some point in the future?

I also have the feeling that Java is starting to fade out.

Edited 2011-05-19 00:30 UTC

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