Mono is a free and comprehensive development platform based on the .NET framework.
Sponsored by Novell, the Mono project allows developers to build Linux and cross-platform applications with unprecedented productivity.
Mono's .NET implementation is based on the ECMA standards for Common Language Infrastructure and C#.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· C# Async compiler
· Unified C# compiler for all profiles
· 4.5 Async API Profile
Integrated new Microsoft's Open Sourced stacks:
· ASP.NET MVC 4
· ASP.NET WebPages
· Entity Framework
· System.Json (replaces our own)
· New High performance Garbage Collector (SGen - with many performance and scalability improvements)
· Metric ton of runtime and class library improvements.