[IronPython] .NET vs. Tk vs. PyQt . . <Newbie question>

James Matthews nytrokiss at gmail.com
Sun Jan 13 19:27:39 CET 2008

Well .Net's gui library is Forms, PyQt is python binding that allow it
to connect to the QT library, Same thing with TK and WxPython!


On Jan 13, 2008 3:43 PM, Keith Hoard <khoard at gmail.com> wrote:
> What are the "big picture" differences between these three?
> I've figured out that all three give Python GUI capability.  I also know
> that .NET is specific to Windows and in addition gives access to sound and
> graphics capability of the computer.  Tk and PyQt are available for both
> Windows and Linux.  I'm sure there are other extensions out there that I'm
> not aware of that provide the same functionality.
> Do any of these three systems rely on each other?  When you write an
> application, would I ever use .NET in one part and Tk in another and PyQt in
> another?  If I write an application in Python using one of these systems,
> would another user on a different OS have to make extensive changes to the
> program to run it on their system, or is that the beauty of the
> multi-platform extensions?
> I'm not looking for extensive in-depth tutorial (I'll get to that in a few
> months!!), just trying to figure out in my mind the differences of these
> three systems.
> Thanks in advance. . .
> --
> Keith Hoard
> Collierville, TN
> khoard at gmail.com
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