[MonoDevelop] WIndows forms Solution

Buddy Lindsey percent20 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 7 10:35:37 EDT 2006

Well I meant more creating a solution.  Like you can create a GTK# solution
or a Gnome# solution.
Something like that it could help those people that want to make windows
programs on linux o.O


On 4/7/06, Finn Gruwier Larsen <finn at gruwier.dk> wrote:
> Christoph G. wrote:
> >-the drawback of WindowsForms under X for me is the speed
> That's also my experience!
> I haven't tried GTK# under Windows yet,
> > but I could imagine that it works fine there,too,
> I am developing a small GTK# application in Monodevelop. It is primarily
> targeted at Linux, but I want it to run on Windows, too. Last week I
> tried to move my assemblies to a Windows machine running .NET 1.1. It
> worked right away, without any recompiling, only it always started a
> Windows command window that I couldn't get rid of. To avoid this problem
> I tried to recompile the main assembly (the EXE, containg all the GUI
> stuff) on Windows using SharpDevelop. That solved the problem, and in
> addition the graphic appearance of the program got even better. On XP,
> my program now looks just like any other XP program (except for the GTK
> icon in the top-left corner of each window - don't know how to get rid
> of it).
> So my conclusion is clear: If you want your program to look and perform
> great on both Linux and Windows, don't use Windows Forms. Go for GTK#!
> > -A bit dissapointing for me on GTK# is the way one could do real OOP
> with it,
> > because of the Application.Run() thing - wich starts one
> Main-Window-Handler
> > for your whole application, so therefore I had difficulties to create
> real
> > seperate classes for every window I have , and also to seperate the code
> into
> > different files, as I was used to in Windows. Maybe one of the
> experienced
> > GTK-programmers here can say something to this point, cause I'm really
> > wondering how large application can be made this way..
> I won't say I'm very experienced, but I certainly do real OOP! And I
> certainly create different classes for every window! You might take a
> look at my code (probably I'll put a new version up later today):
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/objegts/
> Best regards,
> Finn G. Larsen
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Buddy Lindsey
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