[Mono-dev] Mono and ASP.NET vNext

Marcelo Zabani mzabani at gmail.com
Thu May 15 16:54:20 UTC 2014

  I use it on Linux and have used it on Windows, but have never tried it on
Unix variants.
From: Miguel de Icaza <miguel at xamarin.com>
Sent: ‎15/‎05/‎2014 00:55
To: Marcelo Zabani <mzabani at gmail.com>
Cc: mono-devel <mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com>
Subject: Re: [Mono-dev] Mono and ASP.NET vNext


Does this one run on Unix?

On Wed, May 14, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Marcelo Zabani <mzabani at gmail.com> wrote:

> Wow! This is such great news!!
> As for running Owin applications with Unix HTTP servers, I've developed
> Fos <http://github.com/mzabani/Fos> on a very permissive license and a
> focus on good documentation and running with Mono on *nix. I would very
> much love getting contributions on this, because my spare time is running
> lower these days.
> Hope it helps,
> Marcelo.
> On Wed, May 14, 2014 at 12:44 AM, Miguel de Icaza <miguel at xamarin.com>wrote:
>> Hello guys!
>> Microsoft has open sourced ASP.NET vNext:
>> http://github.com/aspnet/home
>> This is an entire new web stack that only needs the core of Mono (does
>> not even use System.Web.dll!).
>> So these are of course great news, because (a) The core Mono has been in
>> active development, and (b) that means that Mono's on the server can be
>> used without all those pesky limitations that have been plaguing us for
>> years.
>> So we ran into a couple of limitations in Mono: some classes that they
>> need are not implemented (I filed a bug, and a couple of Xamarin folks
>> decided to take on that on their copious spare time) and we have a couple
>> of bugs on FileSystemWatcher on OSX.
>> But this is a great time to:
>>    - Get involved with the github.com/aspnet project and submit
>>    contributions that will make the software run on Unix.
>>    - Look into technologies like Owin and Katana (sp?) and help us have
>>    a story that plugs into Unix HTTP servers (the equivalent of our bridge
>>    between Apache and mono: mod_mono, or our Fast CGI bridge to mono).
>>    - Take Mono's new profiling tools and performance counters for a spin
>>    and help us fine tune the runtime to run .NET code faster on Unix than you
>>    can on Windows.  While this is a tall order, my friend David Miller would
>>    expect nothing less from us.
>> Hugs and love,
>> Miguel
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