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.NET Core Alternatives

.NET Core is described as 'cross-platform free and open-source managed software framework similar to .NET Framework. It consists of CoreCLR, a complete cross-platform runtime implementation of CLR, the virtual machine that manages the execution of .NET programs' and is an app in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to.NET Core for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Java. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Qt or .NET Framework. Other great apps like.NET Core are Mono, CrossBrowdy, Nevron Open Vision for .NET and Dolphin Smalltalk.

.NET Core alternatives are mainly Programming Languages but may also be Game Development Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of .NET Core.
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    Java

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Java Mobile
    • Symbian S60
    • HP webOS
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • BSD
    • Blackberry 10
    • PlayBook
    • Kindle Fire
    58 alternatives to Java 

    Java is a general-purpose computer programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.

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    Qt

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    46 alternatives to Qt 

    Qt is a cross-platform application framework that is widely used for developing application software that can be run on various software and hardware platforms with little or no change in the underlying codebase, while having the power and speed of native applications.

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    .NET Framework

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    10 alternatives to .NET Framework 

    The .NET Framework is a software framework developed by Microsoft that runs primarily on Microsoft Windows. It includes a large library and provides language interoperability (each language can use code written in other languages) across several programming languages.

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    If you need to use windows only or have legacy windows software (>.NET3.0<.NET 4.5), then the .NET framework is the right tool for the job

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    Mono

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    7 alternatives to Mono 

    Mono is a free and open source project led by Xamarin (formerly by Novell and originally by Ximian) to create an Ecma standard compliant .NET Framework-compatible set of tools including, among others, a C# compiler and a Common Language Runtime.

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    CrossBrowdy

    474 alternatives to CrossBrowdy 

    CrossBrowdy is an open-source and free JavaScript framework that let developers create multimedia apps, game engines, games, emulators and so on.

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    Nevron Open Vision for .NET

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    55 alternatives to Nevron Open Vision for .NET 

    Nevron Open Vision for .NET is a suite of advanced UI components that helps you develop feature-rich Web (Blazor WebAssenbly) and Desktop (WinForms, WPF, Xamarin.Mac) applications from a single code base.

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    Dolphin Smalltalk

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    18 alternatives to Dolphin Smalltalk 

    Dolphin is a complete development IDE for Smalltalk targeted specifically at Microsoft Windows. It is capable of creating standalone GUI and console executables that will run on any version of Windows from XP up to the current Windows 10.

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    Ceylon

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • JavaScript
    • Hotspot JVM
    53 alternatives to Ceylon 

    Ceylon is a language designed specifically for writing large programs in teams.

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    Jabaco

    48 alternatives to Jabaco 

    Jabaco is a simple programming language with a Visual Basic like syntax. Jabaco enables you to create powerful software for all Java supported operating systems.

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    1.  Support for scriptingJabaco supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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      Official Website Download page shows :Jabaco BETA 1.5.2 (Release: 2009-09-01)See http://www.jabaco.org/download.html

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    • .NET Micro Framework for Linux

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      4 alternatives to .NET Micro Framework for Linux 

      .NET Micro Framework for Linux (NETMF Linux) is sample porting code including complete OS facility. We provide the code for Eddy, Embedded ARM architecture Linux board. The source codes can be ported to any other architectures and platforms, if the cross-toolchain is available.

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