Saturday, December 08, 2007

Compiling C# + gtk 2 + glade 2 on Ubuntu 7.10

Before that you need to install these packages :
glade-gnome
libglade2.0-cil
mono-mcs
libgtk2.0-cil

And also your favorite text editor or IDE.
Create a new file GladeApp.cs with the source-code below.

using System;
using Gtk;
using Glade;

public class GladeApp
{
// declare the widgets you will use from glade
[Glade.WidgetAttribute]
Gtk.Entry MyEntry;

public static void Main (string[] args)
{
new GladeApp (args);
}

public GladeApp (string[] args)
{
Application.Init();

Glade.XML gxml = new Glade.XML ("gui.glade", "MyWindow", null);
gxml.Autoconnect (this);
Application.Run();
}

// Connect the Signals defined in Glade
public void OnMyWindowDeleteEvent (object o, DeleteEventArgs args)
{
Application.Quit ();
args.RetVal = true;
}

public void OnMyButtonClicked(object o, EventArgs args)
{
Console.WriteLine("In entry: " + MyEntry.Text);
}
}

Then, start your Glade.
Build a simple window with a text entry and a button. It will be looked like this :



With additional event & signal. delete_event event for MyWindow



and clicked signal for MyButton.


Saved the glade file as gui.glade . You may need to learn a little bit to create these user-interface. Please keep trying.

Then you are ready to compile our code.


myprompt: mcs -pkg:gtk-sharp-2.0 -pkg:glade-sharp-2.0 GladeApp.cs


And run our application.


myprompt: mono GladeApp.exe




Congratulation...
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