November 2010 Meeting

.NET? MonoDroid Does

The Android platform has exploded in 2010 with adoption rates growing to over 250,000 Android devices being activated each day and over 100,000 applications being made available for download via the Android Marketplace.

With the recent announcement of the MonoDroid project by Novell, .Net developers now have the ability to target the fastest growing mobile platform on the market using C# and the core .Net APIs.

This presentation is intended to introduce developers to the Android platform and show how MonoDroid enables .Net developers to develop for the platform.

Topics covered include :

  • Android Architecture
  • What is MonoDroid
  • How MonoDroid works
  • MonoDroid vs. Native Android SDK
  • Android App Basics and Sample Apps


Kevin McMahon Kevin McMahon is a software developer based in Chicago who spends his days writing code for a financial services company and his nights writing code for mobile devices. He blogs at and can be found on Twitter at @klmcmahon

When: 2010-11-10 18:00:00

Where: Redpoint, 233 South Wacker Dr, Suite 750, Chicago (map)

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