[Mono-docs-list] Updating the Monkeyguide.

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
10 Aug 2003 14:06:57 -0400

Hello guys,

    I would like to improve the Monkeyguide tutorial.  I think we need
to do a pass at cleaning up stale material, reviewing it for accuracy,
dropping infrequently used stuff, and move it into an appendix, and
incorporating new documents into it.

    Here are some ideas:

	* Introduction, layout: we should copy the text/contents from
	  the Mono web site here or from the various position e-mail
	  on the subject.

	  Use something like the graphic I have here:


	  To explain the relation of Mono to .NET and ECMA.

	* Chapters 3, 4 and 5 should be merged into a single `Getting
	  Started' Chapter.  There is too much redundant information

	* A `Developing with Mono' chapter should encompass chapters 6,
	  7, 8, 9 and 10.   Some sections can be merged.

	  These should cover: programming languages and the using the

	* Chapters 11 to 14 could be `The Basics of the Mono'

	* Chapters 15 to 21 are `Programming with Mono'

	* Chapter 22 can remain independent, as this is a world on its

	* Rename `Creating ASP.NET XXXX' to `ASP.NET XXX'

Miguel de Icaza <miguel@ximian.com>