[Mono-list] WPF development for Mono

Ian Norton ian.norton-badrul at thales-esecurity.com
Tue Mar 6 10:30:10 UTC 2012

On Tue, Mar 06, 2012 at 07:17:54AM +0000, Stifu wrote:
> Hi,
> I doubt WinForms will be dropped anytime soon.
> By the way, did you hear about XWT (https://github.com/mono/xwt)? This could
> be a nice way to go forward without having to implement WPF.

Oh, that looks nice, looks like it mirrors the widget tree of gtk which i
woudln't have expected but i guess is easiest to start with (as gtk works
> That said, best of luck if you still want to implement WPF on top of Mono.

quite a chunk of moonlight works quite well on the desktop, i had great fun




Best of luck!


> jcscherer wrote
> > 
> > Hello all!
> > 
> > 
> > I am obviously new to the mailing list and would first like to introduce
> > myself. I am Justin Scherer and I am currently a college student at North
> > Central College. I am pursuing my degree in Computer Science. I have now
> > been working with C# and WPF development for little over a year. I have
> > also worked on many large scale projects dealing WPF and how the framework
> > is built. I am new to trying to port or recreate all of this for Mono and
> > I realize that this is a large task to try to accomplish. I also realize
> > that just trying to get the basic framework down is going to take quite a
> > long time. But, with all of this said, I feel that it needs to be done.
> > Windows will be deprecating the Windows Forms quite soon, especially with
> > the launch of Windows 8 just on the horizon. With the deprecation of
> > Windows Forms, most of our tools for Mono go to waste since this is what
> > we usually build all of our GUI applications around. I am seeing if there
> > is any interest in pursuing this large t
> >  ask. If there is, feel free to email me at this address and we can start
> > to see what it will take to get this project underway. Again, I realize
> > the amount of work that will need to go into this and I also realize how
> > much time we already put into our own lives. But, if enough support is
> > there and we can get at least a basic framework built up, I feel that we
> > can achieve this immense goal. Thank you for all of your time and lets see
> > if we can get this project up and running.
> > 
> > 
> > //Signed//
> > Justin C. Scherer
> > 
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