GUI speed

laotseu bdesth at
Fri Jan 10 06:52:31 CET 2003

Tim Churches wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-01-08 at 15:32, Gerhard Häring wrote, not entirely
> helpfully,:
>>Rick Richardson wrote:
>>>I'm currently reviewing technologies for a large, gui intensive application.
>>>We're planning on having a template driven dynamic gui system, but having
>>>written Java gui's in the past I'm concerned that python may share java's
>>>affliction and be slower than molassses in January.
>>>Can anyone out there comment on the relative speed of Java's gui libs and
>>>any one of the python gui libs?

> Others will comment on pyQT and Tkinter,

Well, I'm not sure Tkinter is the best choice for a "large, gui 
intensive application". Tkinter calls the Tcl interpreter, which means 
you have two layered interpreters running, where wxPython and pyQT are 
just bindings to C++ libs.

Just my 2 cents...


More information about the Python-list mailing list