Tkinter vs. PyQt

Rob Andrews rob at
Sat Aug 25 21:47:04 CEST 2001

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
> On 25 Aug 2001, Paul Rubin wrote:
> > Any thoughts on how these compare?  Which would you use to write
> > a simple gui application?  How about a fancy application?
> >
> > I've been playing with Tkinter for a few hours and have some sense
> > of its capabilities.  I've never programmed Qt or PyQt at all and
> > have no idea what they're like from a programming perspective, but
> > am pretty impressed with KDE applications I've used.
> >
> > Thanks for any opinions/comparisons.
> Your list is missing PyGTK, based on GTK+.
Also of some interest is wxPython ( And
Jython/Swing is interesting to say the least, but for people who aren't
coming from a Java background it may not be the ideal first approach to
play with.

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