[MonoDevelop] Gnome and Gtk project templates
Francisco T. Martinez
martinf at mfconsulting.com
Tue Jan 24 13:24:24 EST 2006
Daniel Morgan wrote:
> What if someone wanted to create a cross-platform GUI using GTK#?
> When I say cross-platofrm, I mean Win32, Linux, and anything else gtk#
> will run on. Somethings do not work on Win32.
> Could there be a gtk# template for this?
That should certainly be taken into account or at least make it a
> */"Francisco T. Martinez" <martinf at mfconsulting.com>/* wrote:
> Lluis Sanchez wrote:
> > In fact, are the Gnome# and Glade# templates useful at all? I
> find them
> > a bit confusing.
> > I think it would be easier to have a single project template for
> > applications, and then provide file templates which can be added
> to the
> > project (gnome program, glade file, etc).
> You may be on to something. As you may know I have project templates
> for Gtk# and Glade# applications that ship with the Gtk# Installer for
> .NET Framework SDK. These are installed and configured for the user if
> the installation routine detects the presence of VS 2003 on the host
> system. My templates are very much inspired by some of the concept you
> would see on Microsoft MFC applications.
> I realize that not all applications need such pattern but I wonder how
> many desktop applications (statistically speaking), have some common
> denominators like a menu and toolbar. Speaking of menus, I would
> go out
> on a limb here and say that if there will be a menu, there is a good
> chance that it would sport choices for Quit and an About Dialog. If
> there is some agreement with that statement, one could see having that
> Main Frame class file having at least the most basic facilities for a
> menu that has File->Exit and Help->About.
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