[Mono-list] Cross platform development: VB.NET or C#

Simon Waite simon@psionics.demon.co.uk
Wed, 31 Jul 2002 16:13:51 +0100

I would guess that writing it in C# would be "better" as I am not aware
of any VB compilers or any runtime support under mono. I belive someone
may be working on it though. (I think I read this in the FAQ or in the
mailing list archive)


----- Original Message -----
From: "William Wise" <will@digitalelite.com>
To: "'"mono-list"'" <mono-list@ximian.com>
Sent: Wednesday, July 31, 2002 3:55 PM
Subject: [Mono-list] Cross platform development: VB.NET or C#

> Hi Guys,
> I'm developing an application on the Windows .NET platform and want to do
> much as possible up front to insure that it will run on Mono once it
> a more mature platform for ado.net and WinForms development.
> My question for the list is:  What can I do to insure that the migration
> will be as smooth as possible?  Should I use VB.NET or C# as the
> language?  Any other factors that I should consider or libraries I should
> avoid using?
> Thanks for the great work!  I can't wait to have a nice clean API to
> against for both platforms.  Java is nice but I agree that the Mono
> has distinct advantages.
> Will
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