What is the .NET Micro Framework?
.NET Micro Framework is an open source platform that enables you to write managed code C# applications using Visual Studio for resource constrained embedded devices. .NET Micro Framework is open sourced by Microsoft Open Technologies.
What is .NET Micro Framework used for?
Why .NET Micro Framework?
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- NETMF 4.3 QFE2 released January 28, 2015The changes to NETMF 4.3 to make it work with VS 2013 have been released from its beta state and is available on Codeplex . This will give us room in the next few weeks to start a new beta with more cool things coming. Stay tuned....(read more)Colin Miller
- NETMF Applications: Smart Gateway for a range of heating/power generation plants December 15, 2014A question that I am frequently asked is where NETMF is used commercially. This would be an easy question to answer if we charged for the platform, because then we would know who our customers are. But as an Open Source project, we only hear anecdotally...(read more)Colin Miller
- NETMF Applications: Remote Cooling Tower monitoring systems with cellular connectivity November 26, 2014A question that I am frequently asked is where has NETMF is used commercially. This would be an easy question to answer if we charged for the platform because we would know who our customers are. But as an Open Source project, we only hear anecdotally...(read more)Colin Miller
- Coming Home November 11, 2014Looking at the blog history, it has been exactly two years since I last made an entry so it about time for a new update. Let’s talk about why the team is back and what we are doing. Some months ago at the BUILD conference, Steve Teixeira (Director...(read more)Colin Miller
- SDK Beta with Visual Studio 2013 Support Released September 24, 2014Today we are releasing the beta update to the .NET Micro Framework SDK. The release adds support for Visual Studio 2013, which has been a top request from the .NET MF community for some time now. The project is developed by engineers assigned to the MS...(read more)Sal Ramirez