[Mono-list] Component vs. Class

A Rafael D Teixeira rafaelteixeirabr@hotmail.com
Tue, 20 Jan 2004 11:12:04 -0200

>From: Enver ALTIN <ealtin@casdb.com>
>On Thu, 2004-01-15 at 21:59, A Rafael D Teixeira wrote:
> > Well, mainly, any subclass of Component can be easily (for example, just 
> > dragging and dropping in the Visual Studio.NET Form Designers) inserted 
>in a
> > container (like a Form, a Control, or any other Component), and 
> > by the editing environment (like having properties exposed for editing 
> > the Properties Window).  All of this is currently of  little use for 
> > developers using Mono as we are still creating the equivalent tools.
>Well, this is exactly how things worked back in '92 when Delphi 1.0 has
>been launched by Borland. Many of the class hierarchy stuff was inspired
>from the layout of VCL (Visual Component Library); I'm surprised that
>even the class/property/event naming conventions are Delphi/C++Builder
>alike, funny :)

Well, that's because Microsoft HIRED the same team to create C# and 
VisualStudio.NET: Anders Hejlsberg and some dozens of other key Borland 
employees MIGRATED to MS half-a-decade ago...

>Anyway it's great to know that Mono staff is working on an
>IDE-alike-tool which hopefully will bring .NET/RAD to Linux.

Yes!!! The MonoDevelop team is hard at work!!!

>Enver ALTIN (a.k.a. skyblue)	- Software developer, generic solvent

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