[Mono-winforms-list] Using Windows Forms over Linux

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Wed Nov 18 07:14:51 EST 2009

Dimitris Karantonis wrote:
> Hi to all,
> I am new to .net development over Linux platforms (I have always used MS
> Visual Studio platform) and I would like to ask what is the best way of
> implementing a Window Forms application in order to be able to deploy it on
> both Windows and Linux OS.
> 1)      Should i use MS visual Studio 2008 on my Windows Machine to develop
> the application and then use some tool in order to migrate  the application
> to the Mono format?

You don't need to "migrate to Mono format" because you can use
the assemblies produced by VS under Linux.
So (1) is definitely an option.

> 2)      Should i use a Mono plug-in for the MS Visual Studio platform and
> develop the application?

Do you mean this tool: http://go-mono.com/monovs/?
It's the most convenient way.


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