new in town

Peter Hansen peter at engcorp.com
Mon Jul 14 06:12:55 CEST 2003


David McNab wrote:
> 
> One more thing Elaine - I may offend others on this list in saying this,
> but if you're doing GUI applications, I strongly suggest that you dive in
> and familiarise yourself with Tkinter. It could well be the only GUI you
> ever need in Python.
> 
> Don't be intimidated if the Tkinter docs you come across urge you to
> approach it from a Tk viewpoint- there's an excellent guide at:
> http://www.astro.washington.edu/owen/TkinterSummary.html
> 
> I argue for Tkinter over another popular Python-accessible GUI, wxWindows,
> because Tkinter is smaller, faster and far less buggy, and has a really
> nice 'feel' within the Python environment.

And there are those of us who have tried that route already, found 
it lacking, and are much happier with wxPython (not wxWindows)
because we find it faster, more cosmetically pleasing and usable,
and easier to work with.

To each his own.  Thankfully we all have a choice here.

-Peter




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