[MonoDevelop] Forms Designer in MonoDevelop

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Tue Jan 19 13:01:02 EST 2010

On Tue, 2010-01-19 at 14:19 -0300, buhochilenoi at gmail.com wrote:
> On 01/19/2010 01:45 PM, Ian Norton-Badrul wrote:
> > I love gtk but my end users and my boss hate the install overheads and
> > differing appearence to other apps. We really need mwf-designer to be
> > finished, pleeeease    
> That's the sad part of all this, the mono proyect have a mwf-designer!!, 
> is just that it need to be  finished and integrated, I can say that for 
> simple things is almost posible to work with it.

So start coding already!

> I bet 
> that winform apps are going to be with us for at least another 5 years, 

I've still got Borland OWL apps around.... after how many years?

> even with WPF, solverlight or wherever other things came across, is just 
> to many app that are allready writed using it...and new programers are 
> use to have it arround...
> IMHO, if MD+mono really want to be a cross-platform solution and take 
> the atention of windows developers, a integrated mwf-designer is "must 
> have", even if they say "the current one is not mature to be 
> integrated", you can tell me what MD feature was really mature/stable 
> when was shippend with the "stable" release?
> but ok, don't include a mwf-designer, I sure that this topic is going to 
> came back over and over from time to time...

I want a XAML designer!
Woo hoo!  Sadly it looks like commits trailed of last November.  Oh,
well, Gtk# is working pretty well and the designer in MD is very nice to
work with [I just with Gtk# had more documentation and third-party
widgets like Holly Widgets

> my two cents...now shot.


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