[Mono-list] GTKsharp 3

Andres G. Aragoneses knocte at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 14:23:14 UTC 2012

On 12/09/12 08:46, Mathias Tausig wrote:
> On Tuesday 11. September 2012 11:53:03 Andrew York wrote:
>> How far along is XWT? I'm don't mind trying out something in beta for
>> fun, but I'm not smart enough to make major contributions. Is XWT far
>> enough along for the average end developer to start having fun with?
> I recently tried it for a new project. It is actually very stable and very
> comfortable to work with, but the problem is, that is still missing a lot of
> features that you would expect from something you want to use productively
> (like message boxes, window-close event, open file dialog, password entry field)

If everybody thought like that, nobody would use any library or 
framework at all.

Decent helpers usually have about 80% of what you need. That is already 
a huge saving if you can use the helper instead of writing your own. You 
just need to write the other 20%[1]

* As for us, we used it and had to implement couple of things which were 
merged recently from our pull-requests: progress bars and status-icon 
widget. So please, go ahead and implement MessageBoxes and 


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