Infragistics Announces Mono Compatibility for Leading UI Toolset

Open Source option provides .NET developers with platform 'freedom of choice'

Jun 16, 2010, 12:00 ET from Infragistics

PRINCETON, N.J. and ELSTREE, England, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Infragistics, the experience design software company and world leader in user interface (UI) development tools, today announced that the 2010 Volume 2 version of NetAdvantage for .NET will include the  ASP.NET toolkit which is fully compatible with the Mono framework from Novell.  With the most powerful UI controls available for ASP.NET, Infragistics enables .NET developers to rapidly build and style high-fidelity, full-featured line of business applications and deploy in a Linux environment.

"In recent years, our customers have indicated that their organizations are moving to mixed IT environments and require UI tools that enable them to deploy applications in either Windows or open source environments," said Dean Guida, CEO of Infragistics. "With Mono compatibility in our ASP.NET toolkit, we enable developers who have a need for open source development to create UIs that are the basis for Killer Applications and deliver the best user experiences possible."

Infragistics ASP.NET toolset excels in top performance, flexibility and usability and enables developers to build rich Web applications for line of business. By providing full compatibility with the Mono runtime, Infragistics extends this functionality to the Mono community.

"With Mono Tools for Visual Studio and rich user interface tooling by Infragistics, line of business developers can create immersive user experiences in their Mono applications and due to the open environment Mono enables, run their applications on nearly any computer in existence using Mono," said Miguel de Icaza, Mono Project founder and vice president of Developer Platforms at Novell. "We are excited to see companies like Infragistics moving into the Mono ecosystem and offering developers cross-platform compatibility."

Coinciding with today's NetAdvantage for .NET 2010 Volume 2 availability, Infragistics highlights the ASP.NET toolkit's Mono compatibility through Sample Showcase hosted on a live LinuxServer running Mono:

To begin cross-platform development with Infragistics ASP.NET UI toolkit, developers need to purchase a NetAdavantage for .NET 2010 Volume 2 subscription priced at $1,195 USD (MSRP) and $1,690 USD (MSRP) with priority support or NetAdvantage for Web Client 2010 Volume 2 priced at $995 USD (MSRP) and $1490 USD (MSRP) with priority support.  Because the ASP.NET toolset is fully compatible 'out of the box' with the Mono framework there is no special Mono package or SKU.

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About Infragistics

As the world leader in user interface development tools and experts in User Centered Design, Infragistics empowers developers to build and style immersive user experiences and rich data visualization in line of business applications across all platforms — Windows Forms, WPF, ASP.NET and Silverlight. Infragistics also has a range of value-added services including UI testing tools, support, training and consulting services. For additional information on Infragistics, products and career opportunities, please visit or call us in the US at 1 (800)231-8588, 1 (609) 448-2000, in Europe, the Middle East, or Africa (EMEA) at +44 (0) 20 8387 1474, or in Japan at +81-3-5474-8040.

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