[Mono-list] GUI Choice

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam@whitemice.org
Wed, 10 Nov 2004 06:39:36 -0500

> i'm not sure if i shall use gtk# or wx.NET.
> I checked wx.NET and wxWidget site out and it seems
> that at least wxWidget is mature to build X-Platform
> apps today (I've looked at the showcase and was quite
> impressed...)
> As I understand it uses mainly API's from the OS it's
> running on (well on linux it's gtk ;-)) and i assume
> this facilate the deployment a lot.
> Yesterday i've compiled GTK#1.0.4 on UBUNTU 4.1 and it
> took me a while to get it running. There are a lot of
> dependencies so i assume gtk# will be a beast to
> deploy.

No, deploying GTK# on Windows machines is actually quite trivial;  it is
not a small package, but the setup facility from Novells forge site
takes care of everything.