[Mono-dev] visual webgui for mono?
robertj at gmx.net
Mon Jul 24 13:27:04 EDT 2006
Michael Schurter wrote:
> Robert Jordan wrote:
>> Visual WebGUI seems to be very similar to Google's approach:
> Before anyone gets too excited it should be noted Google's webtoolkit is
> for Java. :)
Yeah. However, Google explains better how the framework is
the dual API, the simple RPC mechanism.
I like it very much.
>> About WinForms as a "generic" API: it's far from being
>> the best API on this planet. It might be widespread, but
>> it also has a lot of design flaws. Its layout capabilities
>> (important for web browser output) are mediocre, etc.
> I shudder to think what web applications written in WinForms would look
> like. A new generic GUI API, similar to wxWidgets but for web
> applications as well, seems ideal.
WinForms has one small advantage: it already has a designer
integrated in VS.NET and this is much too tempting (marketing
wise) for a commercial product like Visual WebGUI.
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