[Mono-winforms-list] Winforms and #develop on Linux
Thu, 26 Jun 2003 13:35:06 +0200
>> I've been trying to get it to work for a while now, but it keeps boi=
>> down to #develop needing the .net framework to be installed and the
>> framework refuses to be installed on a win95 machine (wine). Wine do=
>> an option to emulate windows versions other than win95, but their
>> doesn't fool the .net framework installer... #develop does give you =
>> option to use mono as it's build and execute runtime, but apparently=
>> run on.
>I played with the .NET installer on Wine a few months ago. Although I
>got past that point, the installer kept hitting a problem and rolling
>back the install.
What did you do to get the installer to go past the initial OS check ?
>> And you're right it will be a great step, i'll chuck windows right o=
>> door if that happens.
>Why? What's wrong with using GTK# and Glade for cross platform
Well, basically 1. I've never used GTK# and Glade and I know SWF. 2. I =
MS buddy company and my superiors won't allow us to use non-standard st=
>I don't really understand what the big deal over SharpDevelop is.... i=
>will only generate SWF apps right? Which are not especially portable?
>And the Win32 widget toolkit is rather primitive in several aspects (n=
>containment based layout for instance, maybe SWF fixes this).
No it doesn't. You can write webservices, console apps,
class libs, the whole trip. Allthough if you wanted to write a web serv=
you're not gonna get any nice wizards like with VS.net. But maybe that'=
>Would make more sense to use more modern stuff. But maybe if your job
>requires it for some reason, then it'd be helpful.
Yeah like you said, the job requires it unfortunately. A contracter tha=
told me today they are forcing him to use VB.net and apparently they're=
make that the standard in this company. That's just bloody sad if you a=
I'm just gonna refuse to use it. It's simpler for a VB programmer
to learn C# than vb.net.
>Mike Hearn <email@example.com>
>QinetiQ - Malvern Technology Center
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