[Mono-osx] Use of Eclipse as a .NET IDE

Dominik Pich Dominik at pich.info
Wed Oct 26 16:41:02 EDT 2005

  I also only know of the Improve plugin... unfortunately.
IMHO eclipse could be a excellent IDE for Mono :D Instead effort goes  
to another app... I aleady asked about this when I first discovered  
Mono but have not gotten a satisfying answer...

On Oct 26, 2005, at 10:16 PM, Timothy Mowlem wrote:

> Hello,
> People are discussing a lot about MonoDevelop and its so slow  
> progress to MacOSX. Perhaps resources would be better spent  
> creating a project to develop a C#/.NET Eclipse plugin to make  
> C#/.NET/Mono a first class citizen along side the JDT (Java  
> Development Toolkit) on Eclipse.
> Eclipse is already an excellent Java IDE and a very large amount of  
> industry support is now behind it. There is already one C# plugin  
> that i am aware of (the Improve plugin) but that does not appear to  
> be under active development.
> The existing IDE framework and plugin system gives you a lot before  
> you have started so surely a C# aware editor and build system would  
> not be hard to create? Also surely a debugger could be incorporated  
> into the system as well.
> The only problem I can see would be the use of the SWT toolkit in  
> Eclipse when you want to do .NET GUI development. Perhaps someone  
> has ideas on this topic?
> Does anyone know if such a C#/.NEt project is underway for Eclipse?
> Thanks,
> Tim Mowlem
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