[Baypiggies] Qt and Python - was Re: Death of IronPython?

Chris Clark Chris.Clark at ingres.com
Mon Aug 9 21:31:43 CEST 2010

Alex Martelli wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 8, 2010 at 11:46 AM, Dennis Reinhardt <DennisR at dair.com> wrote:
>> At 03:04 PM 8/7/2010, you wrote:
>>> http://blog.jimmy.schementi.com/2010/08/start-spreading-news-future-of-jimmy.html
>> A shame but only after a fashion.  I tried Iron Python + Visual Studio.  The
>> promise of this combo to me is that GUI interfaces could be created visually
>> and then implemented by Python code.
> This can be done, cross-platform, with Qt (though I don't know of an
> IDE that supports both Qt visual GUI design and Python development --
> but then I'm NOT an IDE person, so the fact that I don't know of one
> doesn't mean there aren't several;-)... and with PySide you now have a
> pretty liberal OS license on your work (PyQt itself is still "GPL or
> pay").  I'd be surprised if by now PyGtk and wxPython weren't at
> feature parity with Qt on this subject.

RE QT, I personally think PyQT will gradually die.... replaced by PySide 
(lgpl). I've not yet tried to use it in anger yet, so I'm not sure if it 
is usable yet but if you are a QT/Python user I'd seriously consider 
PySide for future projects. http://www.pyside.org/ for more information.


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