The GTK libraries are the fundamental component of the popular GNOME desktop that's widely used on Unix platforms. According to many developers, standard tools just aren't suitable for implementing complex applications. Therefore, many people develop efficient tools so that you can implement user interfaces easily. GTK is an interesting platform for developing software because it's freely available under the terms of the GPL license.
In this section, we take a closer look at GTK# and you'll see which features the GTK# framework provides.
Let's have a look at the installation of GTK#. To download the sources, check out http://gtk-sharp.sourceforge.net. This section is based on GTK# 0.5.
After downloading the TAR archive, you ...