[Mono-list] Willing to Help

Todd Berman tberman@off.net
Mon, 04 Apr 2005 18:54:01 -0700

On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 16:59 +0100, Milen Dzhumerov wrote:
> Hi list,
> Let met write a quick intro. I've been recently interested in Mono since 
> I didn't like the idea writing apps for GNOME in C, I just think it's 
> too low level, anyway, that's just my opinion. So I looked at the 
> alternatives(PyGTK etc) and really liked the idea behind Mono so I 
> bought `Mono A Developer's Notebook` and really enjoyed reading it. But 
> what I've found frustrating after checking the online documentation is 
> that some chapters about developing GNOME apps are just missing. So I 
> just wanted to ask if I can do some work on them etc. The second thing 
> was that I haven't found *any* docs about using the system tray in GNOME 
> using Mono or GTK+. The only clue I've found is that most applications 
> use libegg or something like that to implement it but there's no 
> official HOWTO/Info on this. I would really like to write a HOWTO and 
> possible a Mono library for using the system tray, but as I am a newbie 
> in the Mono world I would need some help. If someone is able to guide me 
> along, it would be great, I will just need tips and hints, I will do the 
> work on my own. And BTW, I'm not sure that I'm writing to the right list 
> so excuse me if I'm not.


That might be enough to get you started. It isn't 100% done, but it is
at least a good place to start.