Still on python GUI toolkit
altis at semi-retired.com
Wed Nov 21 09:33:13 CET 2001
"Prabhu Ramachandran" <prabhu at aero.iitm.ernet.in> wrote in message
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> >>>>> "LF" == Luca Fini <lfini at arcetri.astro.it> writes:
> LF> I'm trying to make a sound decision of which GUI toolkit to
> LF> use for a new software project (it is the control and
> LF> After browsing through the various comparisons I could find
> LF> around I stripped down the list to three of them: Tkinter,
> LF> wxWindows, PyQt.
> One big advantage of Tkinter over almost any other toolkit is that you
> can use/script an application written with it directly from the Python
> interpreter on different platforms. This can be *very* powerful. To
> do this with wxPython you have to do something like what scipy's
> gui_thread does which is not a clean enough solution. I have no idea
> about pyQt.
You can create widgets and bind event methods to widgets using the shell
with PythonCard as well. You can do this with any app. There is also a
Property Editor for changing the widgets interactively at runtime, a
Namespace Viewer and a Message Watcher. There are examples of runtime widget
creation and event binding in the mail archives; it is very simple.
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