[MonoDevelop] MonoDevelop 2.6 Beta 1 released

Lluis Sanchez Gual slluis.devel at gmail.com
Tue Mar 1 13:25:46 EST 2011

The MonoDevelop team is proud to announce the release of MonoDevelop 2.6
Beta 1. This is the first release of a series of releases that
will lead to MonoDevelop 2.6.

MonoDevelop is a GNOME IDE primarily designed for C# and other .NET
languages. MonoDevelop enables developers to quickly write desktop and
ASP.NET Web applications on Linux, Windows and Mac OSX. MonoDevelop
makes it easy for developers to port .NET applications created with
Visual Studio to Linux and to maintain a single code base for all

This release contains lots of new features and improvements. Here is a
summary of the new features:

      * Version Control
              * Support for GIT
              * Improved version control views
              * New conflict resolution window
      * Project Model
              * User defined policies
              * Improved support for xbuild/MSBuild
              * Support for .NET 4.0
              * New Add Folder to Project command
      * Source Editing
              * MCS based parser and formatting engine
              * New C# formatting options dialog
              * New path bar
              * VI mode improvements
              * DocFood add-in
              * Improved XML editing experience
      * Debugger
              * IL disassembly view
              * Catchpoints and conditional breakpoints in the Win32
              * Improved support for debugging anonymous methods and
              * New Stop Evaluation command
      * Tools
              * Improved T4 Templating Engine
      * Mac OSX
              * Native file dialogs
      * C / C++
              * Improved symbol navigation and completion using ctags.
              * Limited navigation and completion support for the
                default OSX ctags
              * Rudimentary project support for Objective C has been
      * Add-in management
              * New add-in manager window

A more complete description of what's new in MonoDevelop 2.6 is
available here:

Release notes:

Sources and packages are available here:


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