[Mono-dev] Absolute beginner
tripathi.shashvat at gmail.com
Tue Jan 1 11:07:15 UTC 2013
Thanks a lot Daniel!
You cleared up a lot of basic concepts for me!
On Tue, Jan 1, 2013 at 1:17 PM, Daniel Lo Nigro <lists at dan.cx> wrote:
> 2. I've read that Visual studio can be used as IDE...How do I do that?
> When you compile a C# program in Visual Studio, it generates a .exe file.
> You can run this EXE file under Mono by running "mono filename.exe" where
> filename.exe is the name of the file. By default, compiled programs will
> end up in a "bin/Debug" or "bin/Release" folder underneath your program
> 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
> Any C# tutorial is also relevant to Mono. Think of Mono as a separate
> runtime and different for .NET applications. The actual language and
> framework is the same.
> I guess it's a bit like C++ (although I have very little experience in C++
> myself) - There's many different compiler implementations (Microsoft Visual
> C++, G++ on Linux, Borland C++, etc). Regardless of which compiler you use,
> the language itself stays pretty much the same, and you always have your
> standard library with all your basic functionality.
> When I was learning C# at university, I used a textbook by Apress called
> "Pro C# and the .NET 3.5 Platform." I found it pretty good. There's a newer
> version available now that covers newer C# and .NET versions.
> On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 11:18 PM, Shashvat Tripathi <
> tripathi.shashvat at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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 questions:
>> 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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>> Mono-devel-list at lists.ximian.com
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