Any developer working with ESP32 has most likely came across with one of those infamous “Guru Meditation Error” messages when the execution crashes. Here's a blog post from José Simões on how to decode these and how to use a handy VS Code Task to accomplish this.
Today we're very proud to announce that the very 1st device running .NET nanoFramework has achieve the status of Azure Certified Device and is also certified for IoT Plug and Play! That’s the PalThree board from Orgpal. PalThree features an STM32F7, with external RAM and flash storage and packs a lot of features in a … Continue reading PalThree board becomes Azure Certified Device
Keeping a great build system for .NET nanoFramework firmware is something that is at the top of our concerns since the project foundation. One of the reasons for this is that it decreases the friction for anyone that wants to build it locally. Doesn’t matter the reason. It could be because they want to experiment … Continue reading Build updated to CMake Presets
As part of our continued effort to provide quality libraries and reduce, as much as possible, any friction on consuming those libraries, we are announcing a major change in our release strategy: as of today, only stable versions of the libraries and firmware packages will be published. We’re seeing a clear maturity on all .NET … Continue reading Updates in release strategy
Network connectivity has been given a high priority since the early days of nanoFramework. Despite of that, there is one aspect that we’ve acknowledged as needing improvements: managing network connectivity. Sometime last year, a first step was made to fix that with the release of the NetworkHelper library. For the first time ever, it was … Continue reading Network Helper to the rescue!
Today we celebrate the 5th anniversary of .NET nanoFramework. This is more like an ongoing celebration because the initial work on the project started in August 2016 and our stable version 1.0 was published 3 years ago on this day. As part of the celebrations, we are announcing a new logo for the project. It’s meant to be … Continue reading Five years and counting!
Today I’m proud to announce something that was due for quite some time: ESP32 firmware for .NET nanoFramework is now building from ESP-IDF 4.3.1. Yes, that’s the latest and greatest from Espressif! A bit of history here: support for ESP32 devices was added quite sometime ago by Adrian Soundy. At that time ESP-IDF was on … Continue reading Improved support for ESP32
As we have announced, work is underway to align .NET nanoFramework and .NET Core IoT APIs. A bonus coming out of this effort was to be able to use the huge number of “bindings” that exist in the .NET Core IoT repository. During last week, an enthusiastic and relentless team made that happen and, at … Continue reading .NET IoT “bindings” available
Network connections are a key feature for use case scenarios that require… connectivity. Nothing too surprising so far, right? Because of this, being able to easily handle network connection and configurations is something that developers working on such projects value a lot. Today we would like to present some improvements that have just been added … Continue reading Network improvements
Today, I am extremely excite to announce that we have just released the initial version of our Unit Test framework! Yes, Unit Test, like in… Unit Tests! Because it is powered by Visual Studio Test Platform, you’ll find the attributes that you’re used to decorate your test classes. Neat! I believe you will find this … Continue reading Unit Test Framework? Yes, we have that too.