Build updated to CMake Presets

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

Azure IoT OTA

Over the Air .NET nanoFramework code update using Azure IoT

Over the Air (OTA) is the equivalent of a Windows Update or package update in Windows or Linux but in the Micro Controller Unit (MCU) world. While OTA word can be used in other circumstances, it is mainly in the Internet of Things (IoT) world that the term can be found. You can as well … Continue reading Over the Air .NET nanoFramework code update using Azure IoT

.NET nanoFramework ❤️(automated) documentation

Developers ❤️ when documentations are available, detailed and easy to browse. In .NET nanoFramework we ❤️ developers. So we ❤️ when the documentation is the best! And we make all what we can to achieve this goal. To create a great documentation, you need to put efforts of them. There is no secret. Efforts for … Continue reading .NET nanoFramework ❤️(automated) documentation

Laurent Ellerbach: a year deeply in .NET nanoFramework

I’ve been using .NET Microframework since it appear and being sad when it’s been stopped. Since I’ve been watching nanoFramework. nanoFramework was not yet .NET nanoFramework when the initial fork happened almost 5 years ago. And thanks to José Simões, CEO of Eclo Solutions, co-founder of .NET nanoFramework and few others, nanoFramework has become a … Continue reading Laurent Ellerbach: a year deeply in .NET nanoFramework

Oil tank telemetry with nanoFramework

The first commercial products with the “nanoFramework inside” label (a shameless copy of the old Intel® logo) are out in the wild! Literally.They were built to perform in a demanding industry and deployment scenarios: oil fields! These devices have been developed and built by OrgPal, a leading remote-monitoring manufacturer and solution provider for the oil … Continue reading Oil tank telemetry with nanoFramework

Deployment image generator

nanoFramework Visual Studio extension (both VS2017 and VS2019 versions) just got a new improvement: the ability to generate a “deployment image”. And what the heck is a “deployment image” you ask? Let me explain with a bit more detail. To run a C# application a nanoDevice must have on its storage (which is a flash … Continue reading Deployment image generator