Web development is in a state of confusion. We feel we are not innovating enough, we are let down by browsers and OSes and we try to fill all these holes with home made remedies. It's time to look at what we have, what we lost and what is a waste of our time.
Xamarin has 5 years of history, but it's just part of 15 years of history of the Mono Project, which has been often collaborating with Microsoft. [Atsushi] explains how it had risen from ground zero to become part of Microsoft now.