how do i make a grapical thingie?

jeroen paul goudsmit hcj.goudsmit at wanadoo.nl
Fri Aug 31 22:53:49 CEST 2001


Thabnk you very much. I'll answerthe others tomorrow evening couse i have to
sleep now.
"Chris Barker" <chrishbarker at home.net> schreef in bericht
news:3B8FF768.825CE963 at home.net...
> I'm not sure why I am bothering ot help you, as you have been pretty
> rude, but you got an interesting discussion going earlier (and a great
> quote about VB from someone (sorry I forgot who---Alex Martelli?)
>
> There are quite a few GUI toolkits for Python available, but for a
> newbie like yourself, TK is probably the best option: only because it
> comes with the standard distribution, and has a little more
> documentation that the others.
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> jeroen paul goudsmit wrote:
> >
> > This site about tkinter really sucks!
> > http://www.pythonware.com/library/tkinter/introduction/hello-tkinter.htm
>
> Actually , it is a very nice tutorial
>
> > look what they say:
> > # File: hello1.py
> >
> > from Tkinter import *
> > >>>>>> error!!!!!!!!! this filke does not exists it has to be _tkinter
>
> There is nothing wrong with the tutorial, but there is something wrong
> with your Python installation, TKinter is not installed correctly. The
> fact that this is not obvious to you makes it clear that you have not
> yet learned the fundementals of Python. As someone suggested to you
> earlier, GUI programming is NOT the easiest thing to learn in Python,
> and I've found that most GUI toolkit tutorial assume that you understand
> quite a bit about how Python works alleady. When I set out to learn
> wxWin, fairly early in my Python career, I was stumped until Iwent back
> and learned about OO programming in Python. Once I did that, I could
> easily understand the docs and examples.
>
>
> So, what you need to do is:
>
> 1) Learn some more about Python itself, for NON-GUI things. Go through
> the Python tutorial at:
>
> http://www.python.org/doc/current/tut/tut.html
> or start with one of these:
>
> http://www.honors.montana.edu/~jjc/easytut/easytut/
>
> http://www.crosswinds.net/~agauld/
>
> http://www.ibiblio.org/obp/thinkCSpy/
>
> Ask your basic questions on:
>
> http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/tutor
>
> Once you have a grasp of Python the language, it is time to start
> learning to use a GUI toolkit. Choose one (TKinter is a fine choice) and
> go through it's tutorials. If
>
> "from TKinter import *" fails, you have an installation problem. Post a
> note to the tutor list, or here, GIVING DETAILS ABOUT HOW YOU INSTALLED
> PYTHON, and you will get help, Also, be polite. If you are frustrated,
> remember that you have not given money (or anythoing else) to anyone
> here, so they are under no oblicgation to help.
>
> -Chris
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