I wanted to provide an online version for the project Delphi2C#, so that people can just paste their Pascal code on the website, and see how good the converter is for them when it displays the C# version of their code.

On Debian, you need to install:

apt-get install mono-xsp asp.net-examples

This will give you a file

/etc/xsp/debian.webapp

It already contains the configuration for the samples, that live in

/usr/share/asp.net-demos

To start the xsp server, you just run

/etc/init.d/mono-xsp start

And you will be able to access the samples at

http://YOURSERVER:8081/samples

For example to add your own aspx file, copy it to

/usr/share/asp.net-demos/DelphiNet2CSharp.aspx

The source code of that file you can see here:
Browse CVS of Delphi2C#

If you have a dll as well, copy that to

/usr/share/asp.net-demos/bin/Delphi2CSharp.dll

In your aspx file, you need to write at the top to use that dll:


To debug your application (e.g. I had compiled the DLL for .Net 2.0, but the xsp only supported 1.1 and crashed without any message to the browser):

cd /usr/share/asp.net-demos
MONO_OPTIONS=--debug && xsp --verbose

Then in the webbrowser go to

http://YOURSERVER:8080/DelphiNet2CSharp.aspx 

You will see all the Console.WriteLine output, and also any exceptions and Mono crash messages.

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