Python GUI app to impress the boss?

Lee Gray lpgray at
Wed Sep 18 15:28:26 EDT 2002

Chris Liechti <cliechti at> wrote in message news:<Xns928CED692541cliechtigmxnet at>...
> lpgray at (Lee Gray) wrote in 
> news:96904b50.0209171305.6d65f574 at
> > My boss is pretty open-minded, but also needs to see something working
> > to be convinced Python is even a viable platform (he had never heard
> > of it).  Otherwise, .Net is a given, whether it's any good or not,
> > since corporate is MS all the way.
> with python you have to choice of diffrent GUI libs. if you consider 
> wxWindows you can play around with the wxPython demo application that comes 
> with the download. on the other hand when you support win32 only the 
> win32all package has support for all the windows APIs and it has some 
> samples that get installed.
> chris

I've been playing with wxWindows and Boa Constructor. wxWindows is
pretty darn cool and will make a good demo for him.  Boa looks good
but is still a bit rough (naturally, being alpha), but I'm looking
forward to future releases.


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