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Using the dot net technologies we cannot develop an application that can run on android platform.is it possible or not
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Xamarin - grown from MonoDevelop - is a development environment to address multi-platform (Andriod, iOS, WindowsPhone) development in C#/.NET...
Check here: http://xamarin.com/[^]
 
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Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 22-Feb-15 13:41pm    
That's right, a 5, but see also Solution 2 for something else.
—SA
Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter 22-Feb-15 13:44pm    
Thank you...
Xamarin provides the solution, but their pricing and licensing is just disturbing.
Microsoft promises to provide it all free of charge with much better support in future Visual Studio 2015, but we know little detail. For now, Xamarin is supported by Visual Studio 2013.

I can tell you one thing: I'm going to hold on and wait. And let me tell you, I was very lucky for years to skip whole big technologies which have been disappeared soon by themselves. I cannot guarantee anything whatsoever, of course, this is nothing but my intuition.

—SA
 
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Kornfeld Eliyahu Peter 22-Feb-15 13:49pm    
Core CLR of .NET 5 (vNext?) can be installed on Linux too (can get on GitHub)...
Just like you I'm not sure if .NET based development for 'every' platform will be ever the future (I'm a kind of 'pick the right tool for the right job' guy...) but it is a very interesting thing and maybe it is more about how Microsoft will deliver tools to us developers in the future...
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 22-Feb-15 13:56pm    
Agree. Look at some articles on Visual Studio 2015; the promise is truly intriguing. I'm going to wait...
—SA
An oter alternative to Xaramin is http://www.dot42.com/[^], worth trying. You can use it for free under certain circumstances, with Visual Studio support too. And commercial licensing costs also much less.
Still, I am also courious about VS2015 features...
 
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