puccio_13 at yahoo.it
Fri Apr 25 14:54:13 CEST 2003
Cameron Laird wrote:
> In article <Dl9qa.26067$DN.734905 at tornado.fastwebnet.it>,
> Alessio Pace <puccio_13 at yahoo.it> wrote:
>>"Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
>>> Alessio Pace wrote:
>>>> Hi, I'd like to make a GUI for a program written in python, meant to
>>>> run on mac, win and linux: which is the preferable solution? I saw
>>>> around tkinter, wxpython and pyqt....
>>> I recommend Tkinter. It comes with the standard Python installation, and
>>> it works quite well atleast on Windows and X11 (I've never used it on
>>> the Mac).
>>That's what I had in mind, but after reading some tutorials on Tkinter I
>>saw that wxpython and pyqt have more features still remaining
> 1. Each of the choices has serious advantages.
> Even toolkits zealots recognize that no one
> toolkits strictly dominates any other.
> 2. Each toolkit has fans.
> 3. It's relatively easy to download/install/
> experience Python (or Perl or ...), and ac-
> quire your own "feel" for each language.
> The GUI toolkits are a bit heavier and
> clumsier; it generally takes longer to gain
> a proper understanding of them.
> 4. Comparisons of GUI toolkits are popular.
> Such discussions often erupt here and else-
> where. Abundant details are available, if
> reading the words of others interests you.
> 5. Tkinter is the easiest for a newcomer, in
> its installation and "first launch". It's
> the best documented, in the sense of making
> appearances in the most in-print published
> I think it's reasonable for you to start with Tkinter.
Thanks a lot. I've already starting reading some guides, and I saw it is not
difficult to develop with it.
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