[PLUG] How to make a window executable software from linux

Manas Alekar maalekar at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 00:17:57 PDT 2009


> > I was wondering how to code something in linux (a simple daily expense
> > manager) that runs on linux and also be able to be executed in windows?

If you want transparent binary compatibility, without user installing any
additional software, Java might be they only way to go.

With some reservations, mono is a good alternative. You'll have to be careful: 
not all WinForms will work with mono, but you might find this an attractive
option for to make a small good looking application.

Finally, you can always pick up a scripting language of your choice and
bundle it with your installer.

-- 
Manas Alekar <maalekar at gmail.com>



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