[mono-vb] VB

Rafael Teixeira monoman at gmail.com
Thu Jul 29 08:27:11 EDT 2010

I use the Monodevelop GTK# form designer (Stetic), In my experience it is
much better than Glade and is already integrated in the IDE, the only
problem is that it generates C# code only, not VB.NET, but you can mix
things, doing your Business(Model) code in a VB.NET Library and the UI in

Rafael "Monoman" Teixeira
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On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 3:30 PM, Quandary <quandary82 at hailmail.net> wrote:

>  Am 28.07.2010 12:21, schrieb MagicZelda:
> > Well it was a long time ago this post, but im hoping that you got a
> solution,
> > if so please post I really need a IDE for VB in linux and mono looks the
> > part but needs a better IDE. If you can help thats great else well its
> still
> > VS for me :(
> Monodevelop is a pretty good IDE. VB.net is a bit neglected by mono, C#
> has priority, but you can develop console applications with monodevelop
> in VB.NET pretty well.
> On the other hand, there is no winforms designer in mono.
> WinForms are usable, but for seriously selling an application, they are
> too badly rendered.
> If you want to sell anything, I suggest you use monodevelop, gtk# and
> glade.
> Glade being the separate IDE where you design your UI.
> Maybe wxWidgets.net has a better GUI, as wxWidgets is better than GTK
> and QT in almost all respects, but probably not yet, they are still
> stabilizing their .NET/mono bindings.
> The problem with gtk# and glade is that it's badly documented,
> especially on Windows.
> But I got it running non-the-less, so you can, too. On Linux it's much
> simpler anyway.
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