Although our current focus is getting the beta out as soon as possible, the team is also working on migrating the system to Mono. The following screenshot is showing the Portal Explorer. Both server and client side is running on Linux with the latest nightly Mono build. The implementation of Asp.net Ajax in Mono is brilliant. The Portal Explorer runs and behaves the same as in a Windows .Net environment.
We have been developing on .Net for several years now. C#, the .Net class libraries, Microsoft SQL Server and the Visual Studio IDE are an ideal environment for developing business applications. The only drawback we have been struggling with was the dependence on the Microsoft Windows platform.I have been checking out the Mono framework occasionally for the last two years. Our former portal version (Sense/Net Portal 5.5) had some glitches when we tried to run it on Mono. After two days of tweaki... [More]