OmniSharp – Lighter Cross-Platform tooling for ASP.NET


Who needs Visual Studio? The OmniSharp project seeks to make ASP.NET 5 development a breeze in several popular cross platform editors like Sublime Text, Brackets, Atom, and more. Even Microsoft has gotten into the act with Visual Studio Code. Would it make sense for some of your development team to use a low cost or free IDE to work on your code base? Could you persuade others who work on their Mac that they too could contribute to your code? Let’s quickly dive into as many of these as we can and see if they might appeal to you.

Chris Gomez

Chris has been writing Windows software professionally for 19 years. His day jobs have included developing kiosks for theme parks and retail stores and building portfolio analytics for commercial lending. Today His hobby for game development started much earlier by making games using ASCII characters in text mode using BASICA. However, in his free time, you’ll find Chris playing the latest games on his Xbox 360 or Windows Phone 7.