.NET nanoFramework has joined the .NET Foundation!

We have some great news to share: .NET nanoFramework has reached an important milestone by joining the .NET Foundation! This is kind of a “return home” for the project. Despite being, undoubtedly, connected to .NET because of its roots, the programming language, and the tools it uses, it was not exactly part of the family. … Continue reading .NET nanoFramework has joined the .NET Foundation!

Improvements on build system

The build system for all (preview) target images have just been updated to reduce complexity and aid interoperability. These changes are particularly relevant for those interested in local builds and debugging of the interpreter. Until this change, the following applied: The CD-CI pipeline (based on Azure Pipelines) was self-contained and completely autonomous.Local builds relied on … Continue reading Improvements on build system

Custom attributes with constructor

Yes, you read that correctly! nanoFramework just got support for these. You can now have custom attributes with a constructor and access the value on the constructor. Let's see some code to illustrate this. Consider these two classes defining attributes. public class AuthorAttribute : Attribute { private readonly string _author; public string Author => _author; … Continue reading Custom attributes with constructor