uiToolkit and some GUI benchmarking

Michael Peuser mpeuser at web.de
Thu Aug 14 18:42:35 CEST 2003

I got a request for figures with Psyco, so I installed it (which I had not
found time for during the last weeks...).

It turned out to inmstalled idiotically simple!
I extend the  benchmarks with Psyco results below....
Michael P

"Michael Peuser" <mpeuser at web.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag
news:bhg4im$59u$01$1 at news.t-online.com...
> Hi,
> is there an official way to acquire SecretLabs uiToolkit? I understand
> no longer sell PythonWorks.
> I recently became a fan of Fredrik Lundh's WCK which gives fresh wind to
> Tkinter. It seems that this is the "open source spin off" of uiToolkit.
> WCK can be very fast. I benchmarked some hundered redraws of some thousend
> characters:

Addition: value in brackets WITH Psyco:

0.8 (0.5) sec  a simple WCK widget
0.9 (0.6) sec  Tkinter.Message (a widget which is somewhat underestimated!)
4.3 (4.4) sec  Tkinter.Text
5.8 (5.8) sec  Tkinter.ListBox

> Most of the time is spend in internal working of update() however; these
> figures also change depending on screen depth.
> But there is great potial in WCK in annotating the displayed text. I added
> small coloured rectangle to each and every character just for fun. Well,
> after that it took 17 sec for 200 updates - this however means less than
> sec for something Canvas would take 3+ sec (on my laptop at least...)
> Kindly
> Michael P

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