Best GUI for small-scale accounting app?

Dave Cook davecook at nowhere.net
Thu Dec 23 23:27:11 CET 2004


On 2004-12-21, Paul Rubin <http> wrote:

> Dave Cook <davecook at nowhere.net> writes:
>> Web browser "widgets" seem pretty limited to me, though. 
>
> You might not care.

And in that case Tk is much simpler than just about anything else, unless
looks are really important.

>> You don't even have something as simple as a combo box (i.e. an
>> editable entry with a drop down),
>
> Just put an input field and a dropdown on the page.

Takes up twice as much space and is potentially confusing as the dropdowns
tend to look like real combo boxes in IE and Mozilla (only Konquerer seems
to make it visually clear that you can't edit the text.)  

>> Also web development doesn't seem as coherent to me as development
>> with a good GUI framework.
>
> I'm not sure what that means.  

Basically it means that I find it harder and less intuitive.  I don't think
I'm stupid, just pragmatically lazy.

Dave Cook



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