Create simple console application in MonoDevelop


MonoDevelop is a standalone Integrated Development environment from the Mono Project. Which allow cross platform development on Mono. It is Integrated Development Environment for .NET support languages. Using MonoDevelop one can write desktop application and ASP.NET application on Linux, Windows, and Macintosh operating system. Using MonoDevelopone can easily port .NET applications created with visual studio to Linux.

Feature of MonoDevelop

  1. Multi-platform : MonoDevelop is multi platform that supports Linux, Windows and Mac OSX.

  2. Advanced Text Editing : MonoDevelop is advance text editor i.e. code templates, code folding.

  3. Configurable workbench : Using MonoDevelop one can fully customizable window layouts, user defined key bindings, external tools.

  4. Multiple language support : MonoDevelop is multi language support like as C#, Visual Basic. Net, C/C++, Vala.

  5. Integrated Debugger : MonoDevelop is integrated debugger.

  6. GTK# Visual Designer : Using MonoDevelop one can easily build GTK# applications.

  7. ASP.NET : Using MonoDevelop one can create web projects with full code completion support and test on XSP, the Mono web server.

Create Simple Console application In Mono develop step by step

Step 1: First of all open the mono develop and click start new solution


Step 2 : Choose C# language->Console Project->write solution name->give location->Forward


Step 3 : Then open a new solution window and choose the project feature then ok. There are three feature, which are as follows.

  1. Packaging : If we choose the packaging ,it means add a packaging project to the solution for generating different kinds of package for the new project.

  2. GTK# : If we choose GTK#, it means enable support for  GTK#  in the project. Allow the visual design of  GTK#  windows and the creation of a gtk# widget library.

  3. Unix Integration : If we choose Unix Integration, It means set option for generating files to better integrate the application or library in the Unix system.



Step 4 : Now we write code on the .cs page


Step 5 : Run application (press Ctrl+F5)