C#

To create and compile C# programs for Finch, follow these instructions:

Download the Finch C# package for your OS and unzip it.

Windows

Option 1: First download and install the Mono framework, then download Xamarin Studio from and follow the instructions to install it

Option 2:  Obtain a copy of Microsoft Visual Studio and install it.

Open the FinchAPI.sln file in the IDE you downloaded. 

WARNING: To run a specific example in Visual Studio, right-click the project name, and select "Set as StartUp Project".

Mac

  1. Download and install the Mono framework.
  2. Download Xamarin Studio from and follow the instructions to install it.
  3. Open the FinchAPI.sln file

Linux

  1. Download the Hummmingbird/Finch Linux configuration script and run sudo ./configure
  2. Install the Mono framework from your distribution's repositories; if it is not available, download and install it here
  3. Install MonoDevelop from your distribution's repositories; if it is not available, download and install it here.
  4. Open the FinchAPI.sln file