[Mono-devel-list] RE: [Mono-list] How hard is it to install Mono?
jo at lumumba.luc.ac.be
Wed Aug 25 04:24:42 EDT 2004
Max Metral wrote:
>For those of us doing porting and checking out mono after coming from VS, it
>doesn't look so great to end up with a compiler with no tools to figure out
>what's going wrong...
Hopefully MonoDevelop combined with mono-debugger can turn out to be
just as productive as Visual Studio .NET. I haven't tried it yet, since
mono-debugger isn't packaged for Debian.
An easy-to-use IDE with a handy debugging interface is what's needed to
attract developers to GNU/Linux IMHO. Mono is already a big leap
forward. Before, programmers probably had to use C/C++ if they wanted to
develop an (integrated) application for GNU/Linux, which isn't as
attractive as developing in C#.
Student Computer Science at the LUC
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