Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Mar 2008 20:41 UTC, submitted by John Mills
Mono Project "The MonoDevelop team is proud to announce the release of MonoDevelop 1.0. 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 and Mac OS X. MonoDevelop makes it easy for developers to port .NET applications created with Visual Studio to Linux and Mac OS X and to maintain a single code base for all three platforms."
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RE[2]: Mono is good/evil?
by MHutch on Fri 14th Mar 2008 22:15 UTC in reply to "RE: Mono is good/evil?"
MHutch
Member since:
2008-03-14

I'm glad that you like it! Here are a couple of answers/additions to some of your points:

Good #2: We don't actually use WinForms on Windows, though MD can run on Windows and Mac. We're pro-GTK!
Good #4: Agreed, C# and the class library are awesome. C# 3 is even cooler, and Mono now supports it (though MD doesn't yet).
Good #5: MD can both generate and synchronise makefiles too, so even if you don't want to use them, you can distribute them. MD has a command-line build tool too.

Bad #1: The debugger's a major priority for the next release. We've been waiting for a stable release of the Mono debugger library.
Bad #2: Instability is likely to be a problem with an old version of GTK# (Ubuntu?). MD is very stable on recent GTK# versions.
Bad #3: As the developer of MD's ASP.NET support, I'd be interested in hearing what you'd like from the ASP.NET support in future versions. Code completion is in development, but the visual designer is on hold pending a stable release of WebKit-GTK.
Bad #4: Actually, the 2.0 support is near-complete and very stable. The 2.0 runtime in particular has been usable for a very long time -- MD itself has been built and running on the 2.0 profile for almost two years. The only significant part of 2.0 that's still not complete is WinForms 2.0.

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RE[3]: Mono is good/evil?
by fithisux on Sat 15th Mar 2008 18:00 in reply to "RE[2]: Mono is good/evil?"
fithisux Member since:
2006-01-22

"The only significant part of 2.0 that's still not complete is WinForms 2.0"

Who needs it???? :-) :-) :-)

GTK# is fantastic. I believe more documentation on this would be awesome.

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RE[4]: Mono is good/evil?
by Bending Unit on Mon 17th Mar 2008 21:52 in reply to "RE[3]: Mono is good/evil?"
Bending Unit Member since:
2005-07-06

Well it really sucks on windows...

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