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Hangout!!!

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Everyone is hanging out lately, so thought sharing some views of mine on the same.



I might be biased on thoughts for Google's culture and intentions (don't be evil) seems to be on the same frequency as mine on that aspects.
Hope Hangout does not end up with the same fate as of Google Wave. I know it was not a failure and most off its interesting features been ported to Google Drive or GMail in some or the other way.
The best thing about this app is the seamless integration with multiple devices.( Yes Multiple devices! if you did not know)

Here are some tips on getting it in multiple devices.
On Android devices you can get it from Google Play.
On Desktop try this extension for chrome.
On Gmail try clicking on the profile pic on top of the chat window and then "Try the new Hangouts".
You seem to be hanging from every where now. Happy Hangouts ;-)

Mono for Android is Awesome!!

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Its been an Android era. Every six out of ten persons was an android developer. This explosion has sent shock waves on the Desktop computing world, Cell phones possess more computing power than the Desktops (atleast in my case ;-) ).

Android is still enchanting developers including .NET developers, In this post like a thousand post out on the internet, will sum up a little bit about  "Mono for Android". The second thought would cross a .NET mind before starting developing apps is the learning curve involved for studying the IDE & Java. This won't be a barrier anymore as we can start developing apps using C# in our own home ground Visual Studio.




Before you start anything on this cool framework read this. The Mono and the Dalvik are the real heroes who do the work using C without whom it would have to a bit hard not impossible.

Le me share some snippets which would be required to start with (For detailed docs refer this docs)

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