[Mono-dev] Ideas for Mono on Windows

Leszek Ciesielski skolima at gmail.com
Wed Dec 10 07:32:58 EST 2008

On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 1:14 AM, Atsushi Eno <atsushi at ximian.com> wrote:
> VS integration has another problem. You cannot really expect VS non-
> express versions installed and then there is no way to run NUnit tests
> (no addins are allowed in Express versions). It can never be a first
> citizen build environment.

It is possible with a bit of a hack (no
violating-licence-to-install-plugins, as some projects did earlier).
One needs to add a StartAction and StartProgram to the .csproj
(details: http://skolima.jogger.pl/2007/07/02/debugging-nunit-tests-in-visual-studio-2005-express/
). I have used this for over two years (VS 2005 Express and VS 2008
Express), before my employer finally bought VS Standard.

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