[Mono-list] Re: Visual Studio Addin for Mono
Wed, 23 Jun 2004 17:28:22 -0500
I will echo a couple of other comments I've seen concerning your add-in
for testing Mono stuff in vs.net. Your work IS appreciated. Please keep
the faith and keep on developing the add-in. I plan on downloading and
giving it a try as soon as my work schedule loosens up just a bit.
On Wed, 2004-06-23 at 07:37, Francisco T. Martinez wrote:
> Daniel Morgan wrote:
> >I like the idea for testing Mono stuff in vs.net. I already do this.
> >I have a vs.net solution that has various assemblies built, mostly for
> >testing and debugging System.Data and its data providers.
> >Two big reasons why I use vs.net to do Mono stuff: debugger and editor.
> >...since there is no Mono debugger on Windows.
> >Wouldn't it be cool if someone created a Glade addin? This way we could
> >visually design gtk# apps in vs.net.
> As a little update to the development status of my Add-in, I have
> completed the first Alpha release of it. It is contained in an MSI
> file. I will likely change it to a NSIS installer package later on. If
> you or anyone decides to install it, you can expect this.:
> - A new pop-up menu called prj2make placed at the top of the
> Visual Studio .NET 2003 Tools menu.
> - Create Makefile should generate acceptable nmake.exe
> Makefile.Win32 files targeting csc.exe and the .NET runtiime.
> - All other menu options are to be treated as "Under
> Construction" (I have kept them there as a preview of where I am going
> with this).
> You can find the MSI on the 'files' section of the Novell Forge project
> page for prj2make-sharp:
> should be near the bottom of the page. Or you can fetch it out of the
> Forge ftp site using:
> >Somone may have already created a Nunit GUI addin for vs.net, so getting
> >that to work for testing Mono would rock!
> The initial work on this Add-in (going on 43 hours) has lead me to
> believe that the biggest contribution that this effort can give the
> community right now is the core mechanics on how to write a VS Add-in in
> the first place. If nothing else you can always look at the code in CVS.
> >I know SharpDevelop has an Nunit GUI integrated.
> The Add-in could have been a lot further along in terms of capabilities
> and functionality, but no one has collaborated with me in the issues
> that I posed on a posting I submitted on Jun 19 to the [Mono-devel-list]
> with Subject: Visual Studio Addin.
> I realize that everybody is very occupied right now with Mono 1.0
> release issues, but I can't help to feel a bit sadden by the fact that
> aside from you and Urs, I have not received any comments (good or bad)
> on this effort.
> Best regards.
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