[Mono-list] mono winforms and gtk#

Jonathan Pobst monkey at jpobst.com
Sat Jan 5 12:35:23 EST 2008


There are some programs listed here: 

There are some screenshots on the screenshots page here:

You can download the mono VMWare image which has about 20 small samples 

And we have a nifty tool to help you determine if mono will support you 
application or not, called MoMA.  For details, you can check out our 
guide to porting winforms applications here:


Dewan Hrishikesh wrote:
> what is the development status of winforms in mono. we are building a 
> software app and we would like to make it cross compatible with linux. 
> although the app is coded in vstudio 2005 using .net framework 2.0 , we 
> are interested in porting it to the linux. we did saw the existing 
> developments in gtk# but found it too confusing for practical use in a 
> production environment because of the learning curve of the developers. 
> gtk# features are almost undocument and it's a whole lot of difference 
> while dealing with them. for example, making a form's background 
> gradient still needs a whole lot of code to be written whereas in 
> winforms using system.drawing2d, it could be done just with a few lines 
> of code.
> are there any existing applications that we could see and view wherein 
> winforms are used and applied.
> thanks
> dewan
> -- 
> "Reality leaves a lot to the imagination."
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