How easy is it to create graphical user interface with Python?

Thomas Guettler st-newsgroups at thomas-guettler.de
Mon Jan 21 15:53:56 CET 2002


Larry Wright wrote:

> Johan Trygg wrote:
> 
> 
>>Hi,
>>I am a complete beginner to Python, but I have heard many good things
>>about it. I am thinking about creating a GUI software that will
>>contain some linear algebra, 2D plots (scatter, histogram, line plots)
>>and a nice GUI with menus.
>>I am currently using Matlab to do this but does anyone have experience
>>with Python to create such a software.
>>
>>Hope to hear from you soon,
>>
> 
> 
> 
> I haven't written software exactly like you describe but I have written GUI 
> apps with PyQT(http://www.thekompany.com/projects/pykde). It is quite easy 
> to use and there is a book available online that covers it quite 
> extensively (http://stage.linuxports.com/projects/pyqt/). It also comes 
> with a GUI builder tool that makes short work of dialogs and widgets.
> 
> I haven't used wxPython (haven't had any need), but it doesn't look much 
> more difficult to use. IIRC, PyQT has more classes, however.


PyQT on Windows can only be used for non-commercial applications. I 
programmed my first app with wxPython this weekend and it was fun.

thomas





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