# Thursday, 19 June 2003
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One Year Ago Today

It's been exactly one year since I started blogging about the development of IKVM.NET. I actually started development about a month earlier on the 22nd of May.

To celebrate this, I've created a time-line of significant (or interesting) events that happened in the past year.

2002-05-22

Started development on a project called "bytecode". I started by porting my Java class file reader from Java to C#.

2002-06-19

Started my IK<<VM.NET Radio weblog about "The Development of a Java VM for .NET"

2002-06-27

"Hello, World!" runs for the very first time. Replaced the << in the name with a dot, because Radio doesn't escape the title properly.

2002-08-07

First version of netexp is released. Java code can now directly use .NET types.

2002-08-12

The static compiles makes its appearance. For the first time the binary snapshot contains a statically compiled classpath.dll.

2002-09-03

Very basic AWT support is introduced.

2002-09-09

Class loader support makes its first appearance.

2002-10-25

James runs!

2002-11-01

Zoltan Varga starts to work on getting IKVM to run on Mono.

2002-12-19

Created the IKVM.NET SourceForge project. Dropped the first dot from the name.

2002-12-28

Eclipse starts up!

2003-01-17

Zoltan Varga gets IKVM to run HelloWorld on Mono.

2003-03-13

Moved blog from Radio to BlogX.

2003-04-05

Added support for using value types from Java.

2003-05-10

Zoltan Varga gets IKVM to run Eclipse on Mono.

2003-06-19

The IKVM.NET blog celebrates its first birthday.

Thanks to everyone who contributed to IKVM.NET in the past year. It's been great fun and I hope the coming year will be as productive as this past year has been.

Thursday, 19 June 2003 11:22:49 (W. Europe Daylight Time, UTC+02:00)  #    Comments [4]