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need to develop a GUI for my MonoMac application ,which Xcode shall I use for cocoa development ,I am using Mono 3.0 and MAC OX Lion 10.8 in VMware on Windows 7 PC
Posted 12-Oct-12 5:15am

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You should better use open-source MonoDevelop instead:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MonoDevelop[^],
http://monodevelop.com/[^].
 
Well, the latest version. Yes, I used it on Mac OS X (on Snow Leopard though; but it will work on your system).
 
[EDIT]
 
For Cocoa development, you need to use MonObjC:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monobjc[^],
http://www.monobjc.net/[^].
 
You would need to use XCode if you develop native applications. As you use Mono, you are developing code for CLI which is implemented in Mono, and here you can use MonoDevelop.
 
—SA
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Ankit Kul at 15-Oct-12 3:41am
   
I have tried Xcode 3.2.6 ,but its giving an error ,don't know why ,It terminates at the end of installation.
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 15-Oct-12 11:14am
   
None. My advice was to use MonoDevelop, not XCode.
--SA
Ankit Kul at 15-Oct-12 12:15pm
   
but to develop GUI ,I have to go for cocoa ,for which I will have to use Xcode
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 15-Oct-12 13:15pm
   
No. If you use Cocoa and Mono, you have to use MononjC. And you can do it with MonoDevelop.
--SA
Ankit Kul at 16-Oct-12 4:10am
   
but monodevelop does not provide GUI development for monomac applications
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 16-Oct-12 12:18pm
   
Not true. It does.
--SA
Ankit Kul at 16-Oct-12 12:20pm
   
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8228439/having-trouble-getting-the-mono-gui-designer-to-appear
 
please look at above link
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 16-Oct-12 12:42pm
   
Sorry, I'm not sure about Monomac. At first, you did not mentioned this foundation; you only asked about developing with Mono for Mac OS X, and later mentioned Cocoa. I personally developed all of the above using Mono + MonobjC; and then MonoDevelop is a way to go. It looks like Monomac is a newer alternative to MonobjC, not quite sure.
--SA
Ankit Kul at 17-Oct-12 3:40am
   
MonoMac is option given by monodevelop ,to develop Mac application ,is is just like MonoTouch ,MonoAndroid
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 17-Oct-12 13:25pm
   
So, you can use MonoDevelop IDE.
--SA
Ankit Kul at 18-Oct-12 3:23am
   
but ,monodevelop IDE does not provide facility to create UI for MonoMac
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 18-Oct-12 13:52pm
   
Maybe; sorry, I did not try to use MonoMac yet.
--SA

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