Stuff like this makes me sad: apparently rethinkdb’s official js client is coffeescript hahahah #fail — TJ Holowaychuk (@tjholowaychuk) May 7, 2013 Also, the github issue where TJ requests that everything gets rewritten in plain JavaScript: https://github.com/rethinkdb/rethinkdb/issues/766   We’ve been here before Language discussions aren’t new (nor is vim vs. emacs). In the GNOME community we’ve… Read more »

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Being a developer myself, I’m constantly looking at how to improve my way of working. When it comes to mobile development, the best way to improve your life is by using Mono (Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android). That’s, in a nutshell, the talk I’ve given today at Apps City: an introductory tour on Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android. Slides… Read more »

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Unfortunately, we’ve had to cancel the Mono Developer Room at FOSDEM 2013. While there was usually a torrent of presentations, this year it seems like everyone was out of ideas. We’ll be hanging out around the venue though. Get in touch if you want to meet up!

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Just a quick reminder: only a few days left to send in your presentations for Mono @ FOSDEM 2013. Submission form here: http://bit.ly/mono2013 Deadline: Christmas Dec 31!

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We are continuing the great tradition of having a Mono Developer Room at FOSDEM, on Feb 2, 2013. This means that it is time to start preparing your presentations! Talks on any topic are fine, as long as it’s related to Mono and open-source. These do not need to be life-changing project announcements either: deeply… Read more »

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Two great nuggets of news for all friends of Mono: We’re launching a Belgium Mono Community. The first meetup will be on November 20. More info on our meetup group. Be sure to RSVP. There will be a fourth edition of the Mono Developer Room at FOSDEM 2013. Mark February 2, 2013 into your agenda. Let us know… Read more »

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For the past three years, we’ve been organising a Mono Developer Room at FOSDEM, which provided a nice get-together each winter. When talking to fellow Belgian Mono users, we’ve realised we wanted to do more. We’re going to set up a Belgian Mono community, both for users and developers (in fact, anyone is welcome). Some… Read more »

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Unfortunately, I will not be able to make it to the GNOME & Mono Festival of Love 2012. By sheer coincidence, I will be on the wrong side of the country and in San Francisco at that moment. If any west coast hackers would like to lament their absence over some drinks, do drop me… Read more »

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Slightly overdue, but here they are, the slides from the 2012 Mono Developer Room @ FOSDEM: Enough Debian packaging knowledge to hurt yourselves slightly less than you do already (Jo Shields) [ODP] Mono – State of the Union (Miguel De Icaza) [PDF] Gluon (Federico Di Gregorio) [ZIP] Banshee: Past, Present, Future and the Crazy stuff (Olivier Dufour) [PDF] IronPython: Bringing the dynamic world… Read more »

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The schedule for the Mono devroom at FOSDEM 2012 has been finalized: (11:00 – 11:45) Enough Debian packaging knowledge to hurt yourselves slightly less than you do already (Jo Shields) (12:00 – 13:00) Mono – State of the Union (Miguel De Icaza) (13:00 – 14:00) *** Lunch break *** (14:00 – 14:30) Gluon (Federico Di… Read more »

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