Google Chrome OS is not a browser, Will microsoft products like C# run on it?

Google Chrome Blog: Google Chrome OS - FAQ

I really don't think it's a browser as what many have been speculating. It's written on their official blog that it's an Operating System that runs on top of a Linux kernel. It's way different from a browser or even a Web hosted Operating System like the http://g.ho.st.

My question now is will Microsoft's products like C# and other .net technologies still run on Chrome OS? I hope so.

Trying something from Technorati

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Don't mind this code.

Using ProgressBar in C#

1. Create a Windows Application
2. Drag a ProgressBar Control


and set its Dock property to bottom and its Step property to 1


4. Drag a Timer Control to the form and set its Enabled property to true.

5. The form should look like this:


6. Double click the timer and add the following code:
if (progressBar1.Value >= 100)
{
timer1.Enabled = false;
return;
}
progressBar1.PerformStep();
7. Run the application. :D



Download the code: Using ProgressBar in C#

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Creating a simple MDI Application using C# Express 2008

  • Open C# Express 2008 and create Create a new Windows Application.












  • At the properties pane on the right side of the IDE, locate the IsMdiContainer property of the form and set it to true.












  • Add a MenuStrip to the form and add an item (e.g. "New Window").












  • Add another form (this will serve as a child form)
  • Add a textbox to the form with the following attributes: Multiline = true, Dock=fill;
  • Go back to the main form and double click the first item on the MenuStrip to view the code.
  • Type in the following code (use Form2 if that's the name of your second form):
Form2 newForm2 = new Form2();
newForm2.MdiParent = this;
newForm2.Show();

  • The code should look like this:
public partial class Form1 : Form
{
public Form1()
{
InitializeComponent();
}

private void newWindowToolStripMenuItem_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
Form2 newForm2 = new Form2();
newForm2.MdiParent = this;
newForm2.Show();
}
}

Run the program by pressing F5

What happened to Microsoft's website?

I have been trying to access Microsoft's website at http://www.microsoft.com since last night but was never successful. At first I thought there was something wrong with my wireless router again so I tried looking at the hardware. There was no problem at all. I tried pinging other website and they responded. That was the time I concluded that Microsoft's website was down. Are they doing maintenance? I wanted to download the .net framework 3.5 service pack 1.