Java News from Sunday, September 11, 2005

Novell has released Mono 1.1.9, an open source implementation of Microsoft's .NET framework that runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OS X, and Windows. Mono includes an ECMA Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) runtime engine, a cross platform IKVM Java runtime engine, a C# 1.0 compiler, class libraries implementing the .NET 1.1 profile, the Gtk# 1.0 GUI programming toolkit, GNU Classpath for the CLI and a Visual Basic runtime. In version 1.1.9 the JIT compiler adds support for the Itanium and ARM processors. It also introduces SSL support on XSP, a reusable Web server, Cairo 1.0 bindings, and new .NET-compatible international collation code.