Category Archives: c#

GSoC 2010

Earlier this month, I applied to the Mono Project (and the University of Washington, and Ubuntu, and Debian, and The Perl Foundation) requesting a mentor to get Perl6 hosted on the DLR. Last Tuesday, Miguel contacted me and asked that … Continue reading

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Getting started with gtk♯

This is a quick tutorial for getting a first gtk-sharp app up and going. Install MonoDevelop $ sudo apt-get install monodevelop libgtk2.0-cil-dev Start MonoDevelop It’ll be in your GNOME application menu under Applications->Programming->MonoDevelop Create a new Gtk# Project Run project … Continue reading

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Connecting to MySQL with ODBC on Mono

We had a visitor on #mono today who needed help with his homework. It seems that Reggie is happy to have forgotten everything about using ODBC to connect to MySQL. I was curious and feeling helpful, so I figured it … Continue reading

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MS-PL is acceptable for Fedora as a GPL-incompatible license

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-legal-list/2009-August/msg00017.html In addition, IronRuby/IronPython/DLR may make it in to FC 13, thanks to Brett.

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Randal Schwartz interviews Michael Foord about IronPython

The FLOSS Weekly folks (including my homie, Randal) just published this week’s interview. It is with Michael Foord, who I just met a couple weeks ago. He published a book about IronPython. He mentions Mono, the DLR and IronRuby, too … Continue reading

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Looking to get Iron* and the DLR into RedHat

I sent an email to the Fedora Legal list asking whether they will accept software released under the MS-PL license. My friend and former colleague, Brett Lentz mentioned that he was concerned that the Fedora folks might not accept software … Continue reading

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IronRuby .deb is looking better

cjac@dev0:/usr/src/git/alioth$ sudo dpkg -i ironruby-cil_0.9.0+dfsg_all.deb Selecting previously deselected package ironruby-cil. (Reading database … 67034 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking ironruby-cil (from ironruby-cil_0.9.0+dfsg_all.deb) … Setting up ironruby-cil (0.9.0+dfsg) … cjac@dev0:/usr/src/git/alioth$ which ir /usr/bin/ir cjac@dev0:/usr/src/git/alioth$ ir IronRuby 0.9.0.0 on Mono 2.4.2.3 … Continue reading

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nice

http://opensourcetogo.blogspot.com/2009/07/real-floss-community-and-faux-floss.html#c5581975764835681515

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mono-2.4.2.3 debs will include array comparison patch

Thanks to Marek being a superhero, we have isolated the changes necessary to fix the compiler from the 2.4.2.3 tag so that we can build IronRuby with xbuild. I’ve delivered the patch to meebey, and he has included it in … Continue reading

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Debian mono-2.4.2 on the move, IronPython in its own package

I’m too busy to make two separate blog entries, so here is an update on my Mono work for the day. I’ve helped get the mono-2.4.2 debs moving. The mono-api-diff tool was removed after the 2.2 branch, so I grabbed … Continue reading

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