mono

What's the best setup for Mono development on Windows?

I started trying to play with Mono, mostly for fun at the moment. I first tried to use the VS plugin that will convert a csproj into a makefile, but there seemed to be no version available for VS2005. I also read about the MonoDevelop IDE, which sounded nice. Unfortunately, there's no pre-fab Windows package for it. I tried to follow som...

How can I create Debian install packages in Windows for a Visual Studio project?

I'm developing some cross platform software targeting Mono under Visual Studio and would like to be able to build the installers for Windows and Linux (Ubuntu specifically) with a single button click. I figure I could do it by calling cygwin from a post-build event, but I was hoping for at best a Visual Studio plugin or at worst a more W...

Using MBUnit in TeamCity

I'm compiling a NAnt project on linux with TeamCity Continuous Integration server. I have been able to generate a test report by running NAnt on mono thru a Command Line Runner but don't have the options of using the report like a NAnt Runner. I'm also using MBUnit for the testing framework. How can I merge in the test report and displa...

Is Mono ready for prime time?

Has anyone used Mono, the open source .NET implementation on a large or medium sized project? I'm wondering if it's ready for real world, production environments. Is it stable, fast, compatible, ... enough to use? Does it take a lot of effort to port projects to the Mono runtime, or is it really, really compatible enough to just take of ...

Development resources for Mono on PS3

I have been considering taking the plunge and installing Linux on my Playstation 3. As C# is my current language of choice, the next logical step would be to install Mono. I have done a little research and found that http://psubuntu.com/wiki/InstallationInstructions has instruction on installing Ubuntu and links to download an ISO cont...

Does Mono support System.Drawing and System.Drawing.Printing?

I'm attempting to use Mono to load a bitmap and print it on Linux but I'm getting an exception. Does Mono support printing on Linux? The code/exception are below: EDIT: No longer getting the exception, but I'm still curious what kind of support there is. Leaving the code for posterity or something. private void btnPrintTest_Click(ob...

NAnt and dual platform build - best way to build on Windows AND Mono/Linux

I'm new to NAnt but have some experience with Ant and CruiseControl. What I want to do is have my SVN project include all tools needed (like NUnit and Mocks etc) so I can check out onto a fresh machine and build. This strategy is outlined by J.P Boodhoo here. So far so good if I only want to run on Windows, but I want to be able to che...

P/Invoke in Mono

What's the current status of Mono's Platform Invoke implementation on Linux? And on Solaris? ...

Grid controls compatible with .NET and Mono?

Do you know any grid control compatible with .NET and Mono? DataGridView seems to be quite buggy on Mono, and GTK# controls depends on GTK+ so you need to install it in windows machines where, usually, it's not present. ...

How can I play compressed sound files in C# in a portable way?

Is there a portable, not patent-restricted way to play compressed sound files in C# / .Net? I want to play short "jingle" sounds on various events occuring in the program. System.Media.SoundPlayer can handle only WAV, but those are typically to big to embed in a downloadable apllication. MP3 is protected with patents, so even if there w...

How can I use Linq with a MySql database on Mono?

There are numerous libraries providing Linq capabilities to C# code interacting with a MySql database. Which one of them is the most stable and usable on Mono? Background (mostly irrelevant): I have a simple C# (.Net 2.0) program updating values in a MySql database. It is executed nightly via a cron job and runs on a Pentium 3 450Mhz, L...

How can I install libgluezilla on Ubuntu 8.04?

I want to use the Web Browser control within an mono application, but when I do get the error "libgluezilla not found. To have webbrowser support, you need libgluezilla installed." Installing the Intrepid Deb causes any application that references the web browser control to crash on startup with : 'Thread (nil) may have been prematurely...

Best practices for portable C#

I am looking to write some C# code for linux/windows/mac/any other platform, and am looking for best practices for portable code. Project mono has some great porting resources. What are the best practices for portable C#? ...

Is the Mono Developer Support from Novell worth it?

My company are thinking about using Mono for an upcoming product, so we were thinking about the $12,995 Mono Kickstart support from Novell. Anybody here used it, is it worth it? ...

Problem with .net app under linux, doesn't work from shell script

I'm working on a .net post-commit hook to feed data into OnTime via their Soap SDK. My hook works on Windows fine, but on our production RHEL4 subversion server, it won't work when called from a shell script. #!/bin/sh /usr/bin/mono $1/hooks/post-commit.exe "[email protected]" When I execute it with parameters from the command line, it works proper...

Is it possible to build MSBuild files (visual studio sln) from the command line in Mono?

Is it possible to build Visual Studio solutions without having to fire up MonoDevelop? ...

Is .NET/Mono or Java the better choice for cross-platform development?

How much less libraries are there for Mono than for Java? I lack the overview over both alternatives but I have pretty much freedom of choice for my next project. I'm looking for hard technical facts in the areas of performance (for example, I'm told Java is good for threading, and I hear the runtime code optimization has become very ...

Mono-Develop throws error "" when trying to create select Gtk objects (dialogs), why?

I've recently started playing with Mono (1.9.1) on Ubuntu 8.04 with the Mono-Develop IDE (v1). I am attempting to use GTK-Sharp 2 to run the GUI for the play apps. For some reason when I try to create gtk dialogs (ColorSelectionDialog or MessageDialog) the compiler throws the error "'Gtk.ColorSelectionDialog.ColorSelectionDialog(GLib.G...

Mono's DateTime Serialization

if you uses Mono Remoting on Linux, what's your work-around for DateTime marshalling incompatibility between Mono and .NET Remoting? i'm using WinForms on Windows using .NET 2.0 runtime, using Remoting on Linux using Mono. i cannot yet use Mono runtime on both ends as Mono's DataGridView isn't yet working. [UPDATE] i used Mono 1.9 wh...

Uninstall Mono from Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard

I installed Mono on my iMac last night and I immidiately had a change of heart! I don't think Mono is ready for prime time. The Mono website says to run the following script to uninstall: #!/bin/sh -x #This script removes Mono from an OS X System. It must be run as root rm -r /Library/Frameworks/Mono.framework rm -r /Library/Receipts...