C# IDE without Visual Studio?

Is Intellij thinking about releasing a IDE for C# that does not require using VS2005? If they aren't, does anybody know of a IDE that would provide this? We may have to do some C# work soon and I want to do everything I can to prevent having to pay Microsoft a ton of money for their IDE. Thanks,
Thomas

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http://www.icsharpcode.net/OpenSource/SD/

Is Intellij thinking about releasing a IDE for C# that does not
require using VS2005? If they aren't, does anybody know of a IDE that
would provide this? We may have to do some C# work soon and I want to
do everything I can to prevent having to pay Microsoft a ton of money
for their IDE. Thanks,

Thomas



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Hello Thomas,

you should take a look at Visual C# Express. It's a free 'lite' version of
Visual C#.


Regards,
Dmitry Shaporenkov
JetBrains, Inc
http://www.jetbrains.com
"Develop with pleasure!"

Is Intellij thinking about releasing a IDE for C# that does not
require using VS2005? If they aren't, does anybody know of a IDE that
would provide this? We may have to do some C# work soon and I want to
do everything I can to prevent having to pay Microsoft a ton of money
for their IDE. Thanks,

Thomas



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http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/visualcsharp/ For WindowsForms
Development
or http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/vwd/ for Web (ASP.NET)
Development

Besides... I wouldnt say the commercial versions of VS.NET 2005 cost "a
ton of money" (Not IMHO) VisualStudio Standard provides all languages
and all features you migh need for small to medium development for
around $350 USD... (the only IMO important missing feature is that only
Microsoft Reporting Services is included... if you want Crystal
Reports... then you need VisualStudio Professional... and that only
costs $700) IMO that is not "a ton of money" :P. (Compared with, for
example, the cost of Borland's Delphi) of course, if you compare it to a
freely available opensource IDE like NetBeans or Eclipse... but
even the VS.NET express editions have a lot of features that you would
have to pay as plugins for Netbeans or Eclipse to achieve the same
degree of functionality and ease of use...



Dmitry Shaporenkov (JetBrains) wrote:

Hello Thomas,

you should take a look at Visual C# Express. It's a free 'lite' version
of Visual C#.


Regards,
Dmitry Shaporenkov
JetBrains, Inc
http://www.jetbrains.com
"Develop with pleasure!"

>> Is Intellij thinking about releasing a IDE for C# that does not
>> require using VS2005? If they aren't, does anybody know of a IDE that
>> would provide this? We may have to do some C# work soon and I want to
>> do everything I can to prevent having to pay Microsoft a ton of money
>> for their IDE. Thanks,
>>
>> Thomas
>>


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