Compare .NET 4.5 vs Monodevelop

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comparison of .NET 4.5 vs. Monodevelop
based on data from user reviews. .NET 4.5 rates 4.3/5 stars with 29 reviews. Monodevelop rates 3.7/5 stars with 40 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
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.NET 4.5
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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
9.1
7.5
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.9
7.1
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.5
6.7
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.3
6.5
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.3
6.2
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.8
6.5
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.6
6.1
Meets Requirements
.NET 4.5
9.1
Monodevelop
7.5
Ease of Use
.NET 4.5
8.9
Monodevelop
7.1
Ease of Setup
.NET 4.5
8.5
Monodevelop
6.7
Ease of Admin
.NET 4.5
8.3
Monodevelop
6.5
Quality of Support
.NET 4.5
8.3
Monodevelop
6.2
Ease of Doing Business With
.NET 4.5
8.8
Monodevelop
6.5
Product Direction (% positive)
.NET 4.5
9.6
Monodevelop
6.1

Features

Functionality
Ease of Use
.NET 4.5
Not enough data available
Monodevelop
Not enough data available
File Management
.NET 4.5
Not enough data available
Monodevelop
Not enough data available
Multi-Language Support
.NET 4.5
Not enough data available
Monodevelop
Not enough data available
Customization
.NET 4.5
Not enough data available
Monodevelop
Not enough data available
Straight-Out-the-Box Functionality
.NET 4.5
Not enough data available
Monodevelop
Not enough data available
Help Guides
.NET 4.5
Not enough data available
Monodevelop
Not enough data available
Patching & Updates
.NET 4.5
Not enough data available
Monodevelop
Not enough data available

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
34.5%
82.5%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
37.9%
12.5%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
27.6%
5.0%
.NET 4.5
Small-Business
34.5%
Mid-Market
37.9%
Enterprise
27.6%
Monodevelop
Small-Business
82.5%
Mid-Market
12.5%
Enterprise
5.0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Computer Software
24.1%
Computer Software
20.0%
 
Information Technology and Services
20.7%
Program Development
17.5%
 
Marketing and Advertising
6.9%
Computer Games
17.5%
 
Hospital & Health Care
6.9%
Information Technology and Services
12.5%
 
Telecommunications
3.4%
E-Learning
5.0%
 
Other
37.9%
Other
27.5%
.NET 4.5
Computer Software
24.1%
Information Technology and Services
20.7%
Marketing and Advertising
6.9%
Hospital & Health Care
6.9%
Telecommunications
3.4%
Other
37.9%
Monodevelop
Computer Software
20.0%
Program Development
17.5%
Computer Games
17.5%
Information Technology and Services
12.5%
E-Learning
5.0%
Other
27.5%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Viacheslav S.
G2 User in Internet

4.5 introduced tons of performance and stability improvements to mature and well known .NET Framework technology. The best features I like are: Background garbage collection for servers and Ability to explicitly compact the large object heap (LOH)...

Swayam S.
User in Computer Games

I like the simplicity of MonoDevelop and how it's directly integrated into Unity, fantastic. I can use it to code with C#, Boo, and Java. All variables are colored and such. Code fits nicely and auto-indents when writing C# functions.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Computer Software

Microsoft's .NET in general was created with the idea of creating apps specifically for Windows. This is not ideal, if you plan on creating your application for other operating system (either desktop or mobile). For that reason, it is hard to recommend...

Palash K.
Internal Consultant in Information Technology and Services

-Often unpredictable behavior. Sometimes code executes very differently in Mono and .Net environment which is not documented anywhere. -Lack super-standard documentation and support like MSDN -Not so great for Enterprise wide applications -No msi or exe...

 
.NET 4.5
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Viacheslav S.
G2 User in Internet

4.5 introduced tons of performance and stability improvements to mature and well known .NET Framework technology. The best features I like are: Background garbage collection for servers and Ability to explicitly compact the large object heap (LOH)...

Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Computer Software

Microsoft's .NET in general was created with the idea of creating apps specifically for Windows. This is not ideal, if you plan on creating your application for other operating system (either desktop or mobile). For that reason, it is hard to recommend...

Monodevelop
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Swayam S.
User in Computer Games

I like the simplicity of MonoDevelop and how it's directly integrated into Unity, fantastic. I can use it to code with C#, Boo, and Java. All variables are colored and such. Code fits nicely and auto-indents when writing C# functions.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Palash K.
Internal Consultant in Information Technology and Services

-Often unpredictable behavior. Sometimes code executes very differently in Mono and .Net environment which is not documented anywhere. -Lack super-standard documentation and support like MSDN -Not so great for Enterprise wide applications -No msi or exe...

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