A Python GUI Book.

F. GEIGER fgeiger at datec.at
Mon Nov 12 08:13:02 CET 2001


Hi Michael,

I think you should try to consider anygui, which is still in an early stage.

> Apart from this concrete question do you have some topics which you
> think should be a _must_ in such a book? Imagine you're a not a total
newbie
> in python GUI programming... what did you want to read in such a book?

I consider Design Patterns a must (GoF and successors). Show how to use them
to build flexible GUI designs.

Good luck and all the best for your project!

Best regards
Franz


"Michael 'Mickey' Lauer" <mickey at tm.informatik.uni-frankfurt.de> schrieb im
Newsbeitrag news:3beedf26 at nntp.server.uni-frankfurt.de...
> Hi group,
>
> I'm currently writing a Python GUI book, where several toolkits
> (most likely PyGTK, PyQt, FOXpy, PyFLTK, wxWindows and...
> of course... Tkinter) are presented and explained.
> My idea is that besides going into some detail of every Toolkit I
> construct _one_ application scenario with a skeleton, which I
> later complete with each of the toolkits.
> This should give the reader the means to choose the toolkit
> which matches their personal taste & programming philosophy.
>
> Given this approach, the main question I'm currently trying to
> figure out is: What application shall I present? It must be complicated
> enough to show some advanced topics (not only presenting a tour of
> the widgets and voila...) but at the same time small enough to cover
> it within 50 pages or so (remember: for each toolkit!).
>
> I first thought of some contact application - in outlook style - or
> some kind of presentation program - powerpoint style - ... here's a plea
> for your input.
>
> What do you think would be a good application to show the basics and a few
> more sophisticated topics in programming GUI applications with Python?
>
> Apart from this concrete question do you have some topics which you
> think should be a _must_ in such a book? Imagine you're a not a total
newbie
> in python GUI programming... what did you want to read in such a book?
>
> thanks for your input!
>
> Yours,
>
> Mickey.
>





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