Friday, June 15, 2012

Monotouch means business

What is the worlds largest medical technology company? Medtronic (Thats what google says. 
And thats what they say)

Do they have iPad applications used in hundreds of hospitals / medical centers? Why yes ... of course : http://www.apple.com/ipad/business/profiles/medtronic/

They used objective-c for this right? Wrong. http://www.infoq.com/news/2011/04/Mono-iPad

Details : http://vagabondrev.org/2011/04/20/monocross-the-technology/
And here is a nice presentation for people that like videos : http://www.infoq.com/presentations/The-Rise-of-Mono-in-the-Enterprise

Something to think about the next time someone says "Well you can use C# for iPads as well".
Of course there is nothing stopping someone coming up with saying "Well you can use Java for iPads as well" or is there