[Mono-osx] Is native look on OS X possible?

Duane Wandless duane at wandless.net
Tue Feb 10 19:01:02 EST 2009

My opinion is that the UI should be developed with native toolsets on each
platform.  Yes it is increased work but the end result on each platform will
be a solid looking UI.  Best of luck though.

On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 6:52 PM, niknil <niknil9000 at gmail.com> wrote:

> duanew wrote:
> >
> > Of course.  But not by using WinForms.  My recommendation is to use
> > Interface Builder to create the UI then something along the lines of
> > Monobjc
> > to create the bridge between Mono and the GUI.
> >
> OK, but Monobjc, Mcocoa etc are specifically for the Mac. What I'm looking
> for is a cross platform framework (=the same code on different platforms).
> Sorry I didn't mention that in my previous post, but I thought that Mono
> was
> a cross platform framework. It says so on the mono-project home page, but
> when I look at the Mac and Linux screenshots of my sample app, I can see
> that it's not quite that. Although the app runs at different platforms,
> it's
> not 'true' cross platform in the sense that wxWidgets and QT are.
> I just found the http://mono-project.com/Gui_Toolkits page (should have
> looked there first!), and it seems there might be a QT interface in the
> works. The wxNET wxWidgets interface is also listed there, but that project
> fell silent in 2007.
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