.NET Micro Framework Version 4.2 Release Candidate 2 Now Available for Download

Microsoft posted the second Release Candidate for .NET Micro Framework version 4.2, that includes:"support for the STM32 family processors form ST Micro. This port was contributed by Oberon Micro Systems (Cuno Pfister and Beat Heeb). They have provided ports for the STM32 Stamp and for the MCBSTM32E development board. EE Times already posted on this. […]

Microsoft posted the second Release Candidate for .NET Micro Framework version 4.2, that includes:

  • "support for the STM32 family processors form ST Micro. This port was contributed by Oberon Micro Systems (Cuno Pfister and Beat Heeb). They have provided ports for the STM32 Stamp and for the MCBSTM32E development board. EE Times already posted on this.
  • support for transcendental functions in System.Math contributed by Richard Scott.
  • Several bug fixes from RC1," noted Colin Miller on .NET Micro Framework team blog.

The RC code is available at CodePlex, and the changeset 13011 and the pre-compiled PK and SDK are at CodePlex here.

The planned release date is 9/12/2011.

For those new, "The Microsoft .NET Micro Framework combines the reliability and efficiency of managed code with the premier development tools of Microsoft Visual Studio to deliver exceptional productivity for developing embedded applications on small devices.

The Microsoft .NET Micro Framework SDK supports development of code, including device I/O, in the C# language using a subset of the .NET libraries, and is fully integrated with the Microsoft Visual Studio development environment.

This project allows building the full SDK and Porting Kit (PK) installers and it includes the RTIP TCP/IP stack from EBSnet Inc., the lwIP open source TCP/IP stack and the OpenSSL distribution."