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Pro C# 2010 and the .NET 4 Platform, Fifth Edition by Andrew Troelsen

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B.8. Summary

The point of this appendix was to provide an introduction to the cross-platform nature of the C# programming language and the .NET platform when using the Mono framework. You have seen how Mono ships with a number of command-line tools that allow you to build a wide variety of .NET assemblies, including strongly named assemblies deployed to the GAC, Windows Forms applications, and .NET code libraries.

You've also learned that Mono is not fully compatible with the .NET 3.5 or .NET 4.0 programming APIs (WPF, WCF, WF, or LINQ) or the C# 2010 language features. Efforts are underway (through the Olive project) to bring these aspects of the Microsoft .NET platform to Mono. In any case, if you need to build .NET applications that can execute ...

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