[Mono-list] How to start a C# winforms project?
Jerry at effjayare.net
Tue Nov 11 05:41:23 EST 2008
On Tuesday 11 November 2008 01:42:12 kuse wrote:
> I don't think there any any predefined templates for Win-forms application
> cuase there is no GUI-designer for Win-forms (yet?), but nothing stops you
> from creating a blank solution and work with the System.Windows.Forms
Well, there *is* the frustration aspect. Developing any non-trivial winform
app without using a designer (even a primitive one, such as in VS 2003) is a
tedious process involving a lot of trial-and-error. And the tendency is to
get things "just working," rather than polished looking.
It might be educational to build something like a message box class that way,
once in your life, but wouldn't be very practical for even hobbyist-level
winform app development.
I'm looking forward to seeing this functionality in monodevelop some day.
That's when I'll be able to begin taking mono seriously.
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