nanoFramework Visual Studio extension (both VS2017 and VS2019 versions) just got a new improvement: the ability to generate a “deployment image”. And what the heck is a “deployment image” you ask? Let me explain with a bit more detail. To run a C# application a nanoDevice must have on its storage (which is a flash … Continue reading Deployment image generator
A quick blog post about a survey we are conducting about nanoFramework ready hardware. We get it that there is already a bunch of hardware out there that one can choose to start with or develop an embedded systems project on top of. But we've been giving this some thought internally and we are inclined … Continue reading nanoFramework ready hardware?
The MCU family is growing larger by the day and it is time to celebrate a new vendor! Today we are adding TI CC3220SF LaunchPad™ to the growing list of nanoFramework reference targets. Yes, we’ve seen new boards added before, so why all the fuss about this one? Looking closely and it is more to … Continue reading Welcome TI and CC3220!
nanoFramework class libraries are composed of a managed part (written in C#) and the respective counterpart (written in C/C++) that is part of the firmware image that runs on the target. As part of the usual development cycle there are improvements, bug fixes and changes. Some of those touch only the managed part, others only … Continue reading To deploy, or not to deploy, that’s the question…
Last week we’ve published nanoFramework extension for Visual Studio 2019. Right on time before the official launch event on April 2, 2019. 😉 Being Visual Studio a corner stone in nanoFramework development experience, we wanted to show not only our commitment to our growing community by enabling them to keep up with Visual Studio release … Continue reading Support for Visual Studio 2019: check!
If you come from the .NETMF age and at some point worked with json, you’re probably familiar with Matt Weimer's library: Json.NetMF. Making a bit of history: that library started as a modification of Mike Jones's JSON Serialization and Deserialization library. It was available as NuGet for .NETMF v4.2 and v4.3. It was never brought … Continue reading Welcome Json.NetMF
After the release of v1.0 we turned a page and that is true on what concerns our GitHub repositories history. Release means tagging a point in the repository commit history. And suddenly after that all hell breaks loose on our versioning system! Continuous deployment and continuous delivery are great, but we must make sure that … Continue reading All systems green! (again)