I am pleased to announce version 2.8.1 of the Python bindings for GTK.
The new release is available from ftp.gnome.org as and its mirrors as soon as its synced correctly:
What's new since 2.7.4: - Bug fixes (Gustavo, Johan) - Improve exceptions when registering properties (Gustavo) - Extend warnings (John Ehresman) - Raise exception when working on uninitialized objects (Johan) - Plug libglade leak (Gustavo) - Undeprecate a few gobject functions (Johan) - UINT64 buf fixes (Gustavo, Johan) - GCC 4.0 warnings (Johan)
For a complete list of new features in 2.8.x, see the wiki page:
GTK is a toolkit for developing graphical applications that run on POSIX systems such as Linux, Windows and MacOS X (provided that the X server for MacOS X has been installed). It provides a comprehensive set of GUI widgets, can display Unicode bidi text. It links into the Gnome Accessibility Framework through the ATK library.
PyGTK provides a convenient wrapper for the GTK+ library for use in Python programs, and takes care of many of the boring details such as managing memory and type casting. When combined with PyORBit and gnome-python, it can be used to write full featured Gnome applications.
Like the GTK+ library itself PyGTK is licensed under the GNU LGPL, so is suitable for use in both free software and proprietary applications. It is already in use in many applications ranging from small single purpose scripts up to large full features applications.
PyGTK requires GTK+ >= 2.8.0 and Python >= 2.3 to build.