Best IDE for Rapid GUI dev

Steve Holden sholden at
Thu Aug 15 13:22:20 CEST 2002

"Matthew Baulch" <matt at> wrote in message
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> I have routinely used the Tkinter module for construction of all my GUI's
> until recently where I discovered the AWESOME wxPython package
> (
> Anyway, IDLE, the Tkinter based IDE which i have found to be fast, stable
> and friendly over the years has run into a bit of a wall in relation to
> use of wxPython. However, if I make a coding error which results my
> app stopping to respond and die, IDLE dies with it.
> Obviously this is a major inconvenience as i have to kill IDLE each time
> this occurs (quite frequently). Its probably fair to blame my python
> skills :( but the only way they will improve is with the help of an IDE
> better suited to wxPython. Any ideas? Thanks.

Take a look at Boa Constructor. It's got a way to go, but it has some great
features already.

Steve Holden                       
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