Build MonoDevelop on OS X in one step.
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The goal of this repo is to make building MonoDevelop on a fresh OS X install as easy as:

ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL"

Please watch for password prompts.


This script performs the following steps when needed:

  • Installs Xcode command line tools
  • Installs Homebrew package manager
  • Installs autoconf and automake
  • Installs Xamarin.Mac and Mono development kit
  • Clones the mono/monodevelop repo
  • Configures and builds monodevelop, including the OS X app bundle
  • Opens the main MonoDevelop workspace in itself