The Mono Project is the much talked-about open source initiative to create a Unix implementation of Microsoft's .NET Development Framework. Its purpose is to allow Unix developers to build and deploy cross-platform .NET applications. The project has also sparked interest in developing components, libraries and frameworks with C#, the programming language of .NET. The controversy? Some say Mono will become the preferred platform for Linux development, empowering Linux/Unix developers.
This book is a translation of Rockford Lhotka's industry-standard title Expert One-on-One Visual Basic .NET Business Objects into C# language. Lhotka's ideas remain extremely influential in .NET development, and this book translates those ideas directly to you, the C# programmer.