[MonoDevelop] How to Open VS2005 C# ASP.net 2.0 project in monodevelop

Abe Gillespie abe.gillespie at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 16:07:10 EDT 2009

I believe there's a simple right-click-the-website project option that
should give you the ability to convert the website to a web
application project.


On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 1:38 PM, Michael
Hutchinson<m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 11:56 AM, Chris Howie<cdhowie at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 4:12 PM, manshack_one<manshack_one at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>> So how do I open an existing app/website in monodevelop?  I don't see an
>>> "Open with existing sources" option and creating a blank web app in
>>> monodevelop and copying the files into it doesn't work either?    What do I
>>> need to do?
>> Can you not just open the solution file in MD?
> As a VS2005 project, it's likely a "Web site" rather than an actual
> project. In this case the sln just contains a path to the directory.
> MD doesn't handle this "web site" model.
> MS added Web Application projects back to VS in 2005SP1 AFAIK. It's
> included by default in VS 2008 and VWD 2008 SP1.
> So you're going to have to convert the web site to a web application
> by creating a new web project and adding all the files -- with some
> caveats, such as renaming any App_Code files, creating
> *.as[pc]x.designer.cs files for all your as[pc]x files, and removing
> the Codefile attributes form the page/control directives.
> VS has some features for automating the conversion. A quick google
> turns up more info at at
> http://weblogs.asp.net/meligy/archive/2008/08/03/converting-vs-2008-website-to-web-application.aspx
> --
> Michael Hutchinson
> http://mjhutchinson.com
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