[Gtk-sharp-list] Gtk# or Mono Winforms for Linux-only project
daniel.lidstrom at sbg.se
Thu Aug 21 05:34:50 EDT 2008
> From: Daniel Morgan [mailto:monodanmorg at yahoo.com]
> If you're going Linux-only, I would say go all the way with
> Gtk#. It is so much better than the Winforms API. I'm not
> saying mono's implemenation of the winforms API is bad; I
> just think the Winforms api that microsoft made could have
> been so much better (robust). But they didn't.
> You will like the laying out of widgets so much better. This
> comes from a windows programmer with both winforms and gtk#
> experience. Trust me on this, you'll have less headaches with gtk#.
Thanks for this insight. We might have to support different form factors
and definitely different languages. So flexible laying out of widgets is
actually very important. I saw a demonstration of the designer within
MonoDevelop. It is an impressive work!.
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