SharpDevelop is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for
.NET Framework applications. It supports the development of
applications written in C#, Visual Basic.NET, Boo and IronPython.
It is open source and written in C#. It provides all of the
features required from a modern Windows IDE, such as code
completion, project templates, an integrated debugger and a forms
designer. It has good compatibility with Visual Studio Express and
Visual Studio 2008 by using the same project and solution file
Here is a quick tour showing you the main features of
Want to know how SharpDevelop compares with Visual Studio
Express? Take a look at a feature by feature comparison.
Visual Studio Express and SharpDevelop