Mono Project aims to bring .Net apps to Linux

By Staff Staff | Posted at 8:10 PM

ZDNet has a report on the Mono project, an open source project with the aim of “creating a development environment that will allow applications developed for .Net to run on Linux-based as well as Windows-based systems.”

“The implications of Mono, however, are further reaching because the tools are based on the CLI (Common Language Infrastructure) and C# implementations that Microsoft submitted to the European Computer Manufacturers Association (ECMA) standards body. If Mono can achieve the goal of creating a set of Linux development tools based on those standards, developers will be able to write .Net applications that can run on Linux, Windows, and possibly other non-Windows operating systems, such as Unix.”

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