[pypy-dev] Current status of GUI support in PyPy

Phyo Arkar phyo.arkarlwin at gmail.com
Fri Dec 18 08:52:40 EST 2015

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On Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 7:09 PM, Oscar Benjamin <oscar.j.benjamin at gmail.com>

> After a casual bit of googling I'm not sure what is the current status
> of GUI support in PyPy. Does tkinter work with PyPy yet (It doesn't in
> the version I have installed here)? Is there any other GUI that you
> recommend?
> I'm looking to make a Python-based physics simulator that should be
> able to show animations in some kind of GUI. I would like to have some
> kind of web-based format as one output of this (so that results can be
> shown on the web) but I'm not sure how good that would be for
> interactive simulation. The physics calculations require that I need
> to use either PyPy or Cython or something (not plain CPython) to get
> reasonable performance.
> One possibility is that I could run PyPy in a subprocess from a
> CPython-based GUI which I guess is not dissimilar to getting it to
> work in the browser except I get to write the front-end in Python.
> --
> Oscar
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