[MonoDevelop] feedback and suggestions for GTK#

Jon Cosby jon at jcosby.com
Sat Oct 24 23:12:21 EDT 2009

On Sat, 2009-10-24 at 11:18 +0530, Sharique uddin Ahmed Farooqui wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm writting a a GTK# application (Although Qt is my favorite gui
> toolkit of all time).  There are few things I have noted
> * data binding - I googled, but did not found simple way to do the
> task. (I'm from asp.net bg, and I like its data binding very much).
> Since Gtk# is for desktop, it is going to support Winform or WPF like
> data binding.
> * I think property naming of controls should be in .Net  style not Gtk
> style (like for combobox property name should be SelectedIndex instead
> of Active). This will make easy for other .Net develoeper to write
> apps using Gtk#.

GTK# is not the same as winforms and some gtk widgets behave differently
than their winforms counterpart. Renaming them to the familiar winforms
names could lead new developers to expect the old behavior and cause a
lot of frustration.


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