Graphical User Interface application

David Lees debl.nospammm at world.std.com
Wed May 24 18:14:31 CEST 2000


As a VB user taking a look at Python, you interpret the question exactly
as I understood it.  Thanks.

David Lees


Mitchell Morris wrote:
> 
> jilanik at tin.it (Jilani Khaldi) wrote in
> <MBEGIENDECAECJGNLHGGKEHNCAAA.jilanik at tin.it>:
> 
> >Hi All,
> >I wonder if it is possible to write graphical user interface applications
> >using Python, like in VB? If yes, what do I need then?
> >
> >Thanks.
> >
> >Jilani
> >
> >
> 
> I see many people have answered one possible interpretation of your
> question, but have neglected that you may be asking something else
> entirely. That said, I'll step up to the plate: I am aware of no tool that
> does everything for Python that VB does for BASIC. That is, you can find
> drag-and-drop editors for GUI component layout with Python as a target
> language, Python-aware editors including some lovely folding ones, and
> there might even be "property sheet" add-ons somewhere. Unfortunately,
> nobody has integrated all those parts into a single unified IDE.
> 
> The more I think about it, however, the more I wish I was wrong, as that
> would be the bee's knees. I've given this a teeny little bit of thought,
> and have come to the conclusion that the hardest part would be integrating
> the Python core into said editor so you could run your program, pause it
> mid-stream, edit some stuff, and resume execution. It's probably trivial
> for guys smarter than me (and there's plenty of those), but that's where I
> stumble.



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