[Mono-winforms-list] Getting started (again)

Jackson Harper jackson@ximian.com
Fri, 11 Feb 2005 08:33:06 -0800

On Thu, 2005-02-10 at 17:47 -0800, Bill Medland wrote: 
> Yes, but why do I have to specify what the third party has chosen to use to 
> implement their black box?  I thought we'd got over that stupidity with C a 
> decade or two ago.

This doesn't have to do with the implementation of System.Windows.Forms.
Its only needed if the application uses types from System.Drawing. 

> >
> > >I have plenty of examples to work with ; Bradley L Jones' "Teach yourself
> > >the
> > >C# Language in 21 days".  I guess it's going to take a few months yet
> > > until the Winforms stuff really stabilises and becomes usable.
> >
> > Why, what have you tried that didn't work?
> >
> Day01 - MyForm.cs - Compiles (when you know how), runs.  Throws some sort of 
> font complaints; terribly slow, puts characters into the text box in the 
> wrong order.
> Day16 - FormApp.cs - Reasonable.  Null exception on closedown.  Big deal!!!
> PicForm.cs Doesn't display the jpg picture.  No big surprise.; that's a lot to 
> ask
> BorderForm.cs - The fixed borders are resizable
> ButtonApp.cs - Terrible repaint behaviour; keeps hiding the content
> GetName.cs - Totally unusable.  Button doesn't display.

Have you filed bugs for any of these issues?