[MonoDevelop] Are there plans for a WPF/Silverlight/Moonlight graphical designer?

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Wed Jul 14 16:52:17 EDT 2010

On Wed, 2010-07-14 at 13:50 -0500, Owen Pellegrin wrote:
> I've been experimenting with the design extensibility in Visual
> Studio.  I'm kind of curious about the plans for design extensibility
> in Monodevelop; I think it'd be interesting to try and produce
> Silverlight controls that have a good experience cross-platform.  I
> tried to experiment with it a little bit but found there's no visual
> designer and the properties tool window doesn't allow editing elements
> in Moonlight applications, so right now my answer is "It isn't
> supported."
> Sharpdevelop's designer has some kind of support, but it's not
> following the same model as the VS/Blend extensibility model.  I'm not
> sure if I can assume that means Monodevelop will follow the same path,
> since it's possible Mono could implement an implementation of the same
> extensibility model as VS/Blend.  I doubt this is the case, but I'm
> fishing for something a little more substantial than a guess.
> I don't care if the answer involves "there is no known timeframe",
> because that in and of itself is a valid answer.  Can anyone help?

There is <http://code.google.com/p/xamldesigner/>

But it seems cold.
Adam Tauno Williams <awilliam at whitemice.org> LPIC-1, Novell CLA
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