Novell’s Mono Tools Let Devs Create .NET Apps for Android Devices


If app developers have a pattern of going after the iPhone first and Android second, well, the same is apparently true of the folks who write software for the code monkeys. Novell just announced Mono for Android, the first set of tools that lets devs write .NET and C# apps for Android phones and tablets. Novell already lets developers do the same for Linux, iOS, and Mac OS X and, as always, lets coders continue to use Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 to write applications — if that’s the testing software they’re used to. In addition to the Visual Studio plug-in, you get bindings for native Android APIs and the core Mono runtime.

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