[IronPython] Learning IronPython

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Wed Apr 16 12:57:42 CEST 2008

Curt Hagenlocher wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 7:32 PM, Thomas Philips <tkpmep at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I program in Python, but my programs are typically run from the
>> command line or IDLE. I have never built a GUI, and would like to try
>> my hand at creating GUIs that I can run my programs from. Is there a
>> book or tutorial that covers IronPython, IronPython Studio and the dot
>> Net platform that is aimed squarely at the new user?
> Any book or tutorial about the .NET platform in general will be
> relevant to IronPython's use of .NET.  In fact, taking existing C# or
> VB examples and translating them into Python may be a good way to
> leverage your existing Python skills while teaching yourself the .NET
> class libraries.
> As far as IronPython-specific resources go, you can't beat the
> IronPython Cookbook at http://www.ironpython.info/index.php/Main_Page.
>  If you want to see some sample Python code that uses the Windows
> Forms or Windows Presentation Foundation libraries to produce a GUI,
> just go to the Contents at
> http://www.ironpython.info/index.php/Contents and scroll down a bit.

This is such good advice I'd like to quote it in my blog if that's OK 
with you.

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