nanoFramework v1.0 is official!

Today we are proudly announcing the first official release of nanoFramework. What a journey we’ve made… for over two years now a lot of code has been written, tested, and rewritten. A lot of ideas were discussed, tested, reviewed, implemented and even scraped. We won’t bother you with statistics on the number of commits or … Continue reading nanoFramework v1.0 is official!

Obfuscation? We have an app for that!

If you are in the .NET world for long enough, you’ve probably have come across with the term obfuscation at some point. In a nutshell and paraphrasing Garry Trinder: “is the process of scrambling the symbols, code, and data of a program to prevent reverse engineering.” As most of us are aware there are several … Continue reading Obfuscation? We have an app for that!

We are moving our chat to Discord

After many discussions we’ve decided it is within the best interest of the project to move our chat platform from Slack to Discord. Why are we doing this? Since initiating the project we’ve been using Slack, which has proved more than adequate for the task at hand. However, Slack uses a freemium model, which is … Continue reading We are moving our chat to Discord

Debugging a visual studio extension

Although it has got easier over the years, debugging Visual Studio extensions is generally thought of as a dark art, this blog post is aimed at those people who wish get started. Specifically it is aimed at debugging the nanoFramework Visual Studio extension which will help us (with the aid of all willing volunteers) to … Continue reading Debugging a visual studio extension

The name’s Framework, nanoFramework

You're probably thinking: "what the heck is nanoFramework?" Our vision for it is to be a platform that enables the writing of managed code applications for constrained embedded devices. Developers can harness a familiar IDE such as Visual Studio and their .NET (C#) knowledge to quickly write applications without having to worry about the low level hardware intricacies of a … Continue reading The name’s Framework, nanoFramework