[Edu-sig] IDE for GUI development in Python

Massimo Di Pierro mdipierro at cs.depaul.edu
Tue Aug 12 11:08:43 CEST 2008

On Aug 12, 2008, at 1:10 AM, Matt K wrote:
> Massimo, web2py - I'm looking for a non-web based solution. We  
> already do cgi-scripting in Year 10 and the project will involve  
> some cgi. But it also needs a stand-alone executable (for a  
> different set of users).

I'd suggest using WSGI instead of CGI. CGI is slow and does not  
support streaming. web2py is based on WSGI and you can distribute  
your apps with the framework as a stand alone executable (when you  
click on it it starts web server, database, and your app in the UI in  
the browser). On Windows and Mac it does not require having Python  

> Massimo, QT - I have the same comment as I gave to Winston, above.  
> Do you have any sample code from students who have written a  
> relatively simplistic GUI?

Sorry. I have not.

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