[Mono-winforms-list] Getting started (again)
Fri, 11 Feb 2005 08:45:45 -0800
On February 11, 2005 08:33 am, Jackson Harper wrote:
> 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.
My abject apologies. I hadn't noticed that the code was actually using
> > > >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?
I'll see about doing so when I have consulted with the author about releasing
the code and when I have either figured out that I can't build from svn
without upgrading autoconf/automake (which I don't intend doing) or made it
so that the svn code will make with what I have.
Probably next week.
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