• Rider .NET IDE Now Has .NET Core Debugging Again

    Visual Studio is the go-to development environment when it comes to making .NET apps, but that doesn’t mean we should ignore the alternatives. JetBrains of Resharper fame has its own IDE, called Rider, which is pretty feature packed — and still being improved upon. Unfortunately it hit a speed bump a few months back, running…

  • Xamarin Goes Free, Mono Is Now MIT Licensed… Is This Real Life?

    In February, Microsoft announced that it had acquired Xamarin, the company best known for its cross-platform SDKs and its role as Mono custodian. Now, just over a month later, Microsoft has made an even bigger declaration — it’s making Xamarin’s products free and its MIT licensing the Mono framework.