[Mono-list] How to start a C# winforms project?

Adam Tauno Williams adam at morrison-ind.com
Wed Nov 12 09:54:55 EST 2008

> I'm a Windows .Net desktop application developer at work and a Linux 
> user at home.
> I've been lurking on this list for several years and fiddled with Mono 
> and Mono Develop once and a while to see how it's coming along. It gets 
> better each time I revisit a project, but I'm usually forced to drop the 
> GUI and start over each time.

That is odd,  I've been working on one GUI
project <http://code.google.com/p/consonance/> in Monodevelop for at
least a couple of years.   The GUI desginer, and Monodevelop, used to
crash *constantly*,  but it has been quite stable for the last ~6

> However, my decision to wait around isn't because I see Mono and Mono 
> Develop as a toy. I've seen enormous progress since I started watching 
> and hope one day soon things will stabilize enough that I'll be able to 
> work part time on a project without rebuilding the GUI from scratch. 
> Until then, it won't be "time for me yet" either.
> I know that I'll eventually be building cross platform .Net applications 
> "at work" as well as "at home" using Mono. I wonder how many of us are 
> lurking? :-)

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