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Support the Mono framework and run on OSX

Run on the Mono .NET framework and in particular support for running on OSX.

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      • Kristian Barrett commented  · 

        I have converted to only using OSX as my development platform thanks to dotnet core and Rider.
        The only thing I really need for it to be complete is LinqPad.

      • mortb commented  · 

        I think implementing this issue is unavoidable, even though it might be hard to port the GUI code.
        In the meantime there is https://roslynpad.net/ which is not as polished, but it supports .NET core.

      • Sebastian Kruse commented  · 

        Is there any update about a possible Mac OS compatible version? I'm using LINQPad for year now on windows but since my focus switches more and more to mobile app development I would like to switch completely to Mac OS. The only things left is LINQPad and ReSharper (or Xamarin support in Rider).

      • Metro Sauper commented  · 

        Is this more feasible now that MS has defined the Core Framework?

      • Michael Maguigan commented  · 

        I'd prefer we remove the specific ask for OSX and simply ask for Mono support on all Mono supported platforms. I'm sure it goes without saying, but I explicitly would like support on Linux.

      • Buadin999 commented  · 

        Might be a good idea to replace the Win32 stuff with a Electron.Atom.io implementation. This would solve the UI side of things.

      • Joe Skeen commented  · 

        Although a full LinqPad experience on Mac OS X would be fantastic, I would settle for 'lprun' to support Mono, so that I could run some C# scripts on the Mac Terminal.

      • Brendan Thompson commented  · 

        @Joe but do you think it would be possible? Perhaps some refactoring to not rely on them? Or use something a little nicer that you can get on NuGet :)

      • ifwdev commented  · 

        LINQPad + Xamarin.Mac would be a pretty powerful combination.

      • ifwdev commented  · 

        Xamarin.Mac might provide suitable replacements for the Win32 dependent controls...

      • ulrich commented  · 

        Regarding third party controls: What if you build a LINQPad "light" without these controls (and as a result without auto complete ...).

        Even a LINQPad "minimal" would be cool: just to run .linq files.

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