[Mono-osx] Native OSX?

R. Tyler Ballance tyler at bleepconsulting.com
Sun Dec 24 18:34:14 EST 2006

On Dec 24, 2006, at 5:23 PM, David Mitchell wrote:

> Mono’s version of the Windows Forms stack was designed to leverage  
> Gtk+, since that toolkit is available on all platforms. AFAIK,  
> there is no implementation of Gtk+ that uses Cocoa, so you will  
> need to have your X server running whenever you want to run  
> WinForms in Mac OS.

>  As an alternative to this rather awkward procedure, you might  
> consider investigating porting parts of your application to use  
> Cocoa# or Dumbarton.
Anyways, yes, I think Dumbarton is a much better option if you are  
trying to avoid the clunky need for X11 on Mac OS X to write C#-based  
Mac applications. I've not seen or heard of anything "major" using  


R. Tyler Ballance: Custom Mac and Linux Development at bleep. consulting
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