Why MFC instead of Tkinter -- was Re: Pythonwin?

Brian noreply at nospam.org
Thu Apr 20 18:03:46 CEST 2000


You should also maybe give wxPython a go.  Run the demo, it's selection of
widgets is very impressive!
It's also cross-platform, it's fast and it uses native widgets where it can.
http://alldunn.com/wxPython/
http://www.wxwindows.org/

"Michael A. Crawford" <michaelc at flashcom.net> wrote in message
news:sfu6d657l6e184 at corp.supernews.com...
> I'm curious.  Why did you not steer him in the Tkinter direction for his
GUI
> needs?  Is MFC better?  I learned (and forgot MFC) some time ago, years in
> fact.  Same with X-Windows programming.  Now I'm working my way throught
> "Python and Tkinter Programming" by Grayson.  I thought Tkinter was the
> preferred method for Pythong GUI programming.  Am I mistaken?
>
> -Michael
>
> "Mark Hammond" <mhammond at skippinet.com.au> wrote in message
> news:7LDL4.534$v85.2563 at news-server.bigpond.net.au...
> > "Don Tuttle" <tuttledon at hotmail.com> wrote in message
> > news:chuL4.8483$O7.17315 at typhoon.southeast.rr.com...
> > > [Mark]
> > > > You are really going to need to go through an MFC tutorial or book
> > before
> > > > you can make heads or tails of Pythonwin from that level...
> > >
> > > Any recommendations?
> >
> > Afraid not.  I already new MFC when I started Pythonwin.  I learnt it
from
> > the MFC "scribble" tutorial.  I find I tend to learn best with a
tutorial
> > and then playing - that is what I did with Python (back then there was
no
> > other alternative, but even now that is my recommended strategy for
> > competant existing programmers learning Python...)
> >
> > So assuming some C++ knowledge, my suggestion for MFC would still be
> > scribble tutorial, then invent an app to write in MFC C++, then port
that
> > app to Python.  By then you will be a wiz :-)
> >
> > Mark.
> >
> >
> >
>
>





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