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Being a .Net developer did you think how great if you could develop applications for most popular mobile device platforms like iPhone and Android with the .Net skills you already have. If you were thinking like me then the wait is over.

Now with Mono you can create cross platform applications using your .Net framework skills. Mono is a software platform using which you can develop applications which runs on iPhones, Android devices, iPads and iPod Touches.

As per the Mono site, “The Mono Project is an open development initiative sponsored by Novell to develop an open source, UNIX version of the Microsoft .NET development platform.” If you are wondering about the name Mono, it is ‘monkey’ in Spanish.

You can try Mono for free by downloading the trial by going to the trial link. The good thing is after installing Mono you can use the more familiar Visual Studio to do the development using the available Mono templates.


As you might know TechEd Australia ended few weeks back. I am sure lot of you might not have the chance to visit it. The good thing is you can watch the recorded sessions online now by visiting the following site.

I think this will be mostly useful to people who didn’t visit TechEd and also to people who visited it to refresh their minds.

Google Analytics is a free tool provided by Google which will analyze your web site usage. It will monitor your site and will generate reports such as,
  • number of users visited
  • number of minutes spent on the site
  • peak times
  • place where users came
  • what explorer used, etc.
This list is simply a short list of features. See for your self by visiting,
You can log in using your GMail Id and password. Then you have to add your site to analytics and it will give you a script file which you needs to put in to your site. That’s all to worry then Google will do the reporting to you.
Happy analysis.