[Mono-devel-list] WinForms and wxWidgets

Paul paul at all-the-johnsons.co.uk
Sun Oct 31 14:02:47 EST 2004


> I just wonder what collaboration (or lack of it) there is between the  
> wxWidgets project and the Mono WinForms project. wxWidgets even has a .NET  
> binding:
> <url: http://wxnet.sourceforge.net/>

Which works quite nicely with mono.

> It seems that wxWidgets has come very far in using one framework for  
> native GUI rendering on all platforms. Can, will or should Mono's WinForms  
> not utilize this somehow?

Not really. While the above layers are all the same, the code beneath is
radically different for each platform when dealing with the UI. SWF
needs to keep the codebase the same, but with an abstraction layer for
mulitple platforms. The abstraction layer is not that huge!



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