[Mono-dev] Absolute beginner
stifu at free.fr
Mon Dec 31 14:42:20 UTC 2012
1. Up to you, you can use any .NET IDE if you're on Windows (Visual Studio,
SharpDevelop), otherwise, MonoDevelop is there for Windows, Linux and Mac.
2. Indeed. Well, just create your .NET app, then test it with Mono. I
believe there is an addon to run an app with Mono from VS (not free though,
I think), otherwise you can simply install Mono for Windows and run your app
through a command line. And test on other OSes too, as results can vary.
3. The only real way to know is by testing it. But you can check out the
class status page to see what's implemented: http://go-mono.com/status/ or
the more general http://mono-project.com/Compatibility page.
4. It's .NET code, really, so you should be able to use most .NET code that
doesn't call native code (otherwise it's a bug or unimplemented feature).
You can use MSDN as a reference.
> Hello Everyone!
> I am a COMPLETE newbie to this open-source-environment. I have a good base
> of C++ language and am interested in working in MONO because of its
> ultimate objective.
> I would appreciate if someone could help me start. I have some very basic
> 1. Where do we code exactly, in MONO? (sorry for such noob question)
> 2. I've read that Visual studio can be used as IDE...How do I do that?
> 3. How do I know "what" to code?
> 4. I tried going through the archives...but it's quite cluttered, or maybe
> I just too new to all this. How do I find sample code and some help
> Thanks a lot!
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