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Stable releases published

Today is a great day: we’ve just published stable releases for all nanoFramework class libraries and firmware images. A lot has changed since the last stable release! Along with many new features, this release brings along a proven history of stability that many of our community have been providing feedback through our preview releases, so … Continue reading Stable releases published

Posting native events in nanoFramework

José Simões

To deal with situations that require native coding or when one faces the situation of needing to add native code that has no place on the core library, there is Interop. It’s a rather powerful feature that opens immense possibilities.

Sending data from the native code to the C# managed application can be done easily by using either parameters passed by reference or sending the data on the return value. But… what if you need to signal your application of random events that occurs on the native code? Well now you can!

Support for CustomEvent has just been added to nanoFramework.Runtime.Events.

Let me explain how easy it is to use this cool feature. 😉

On your native code, all you have to do it’s just adding a simple line of code. Really! Like this:

PostManagedEvent( EVENT_CUSTOM, 0, 1111, 2222 );

The payload that’s available consists of the last…

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New preview feeds for nanoFramework!

Until now nanoFramework has been using MyGet as its NuGet feed provider to host preview and test packages. MyGet is a decent provider but only offers 100MB storage on their free trier. Actually they offer 2GB to OSS projects (which is great) and for which we’ve applied, but it turns out that setting up the … Continue reading New preview feeds for nanoFramework!

Oil tank telemetry with nanoFramework

The first commercial products with the “nanoFramework inside” label (a shameless copy of the old Intel® logo) are out in the wild! Literally.They were built to perform in a demanding industry and deployment scenarios: oil fields! These devices have been developed and built by OrgPal, a leading remote-monitoring manufacturer and solution provider for the oil … Continue reading Oil tank telemetry with nanoFramework

NuGet, assembly and native versions

nanoFramework C# class libraries are distributed as NuGet packages to be consumed by projects. This has been like this since day one. NuGet packages are practical, easy to distribute, easy to consume, easy to update. But they had a …minor… problem. Actually, make that two… 😉 One was that the dependency between the managed assembly … Continue reading NuGet, assembly and native versions

nanoFramework Open Collective is here!

Today we have an important announcement to make: nanoFramework is now accepting donations! In the spirit of the openness and transparency that we have been following since day one, an Open Collective has been setup in order to manage these affairs. Why do we need donations you may ask… Well, let us take a moment … Continue reading nanoFramework Open Collective is here!