Due to the cross platform nature of modern .NET, no porting was required to get it working on the device. The runtime is available as a package in toltec.

$ opkg install dotnet-sdk


  • .NET has a large existing ecosystem that can be leveraged.


  • .NET has a higher resource footprint than other languages.

  • Large amount of disk space is required for the dotnet runtime.

  • Only one UI framework is currently available.

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