standard IDE in python 3000 (or beyond)? *semi-newbie*
nobody at nospam.net
Thu Dec 30 17:57:04 CET 2004
> Steve Holden wrote:
>> Aahz wrote:
>>> In article <41D403F7.8070308 at holdenweb.com>,
>>> Steve Holden <steve at holdenweb.com> wrote:
>>>> With respect it wouldn't, since IDLE doesn;t include a GUI builder.
>>>> I think Mike's cri-de-couer is for a tool that makes it as easy as
>>>> Visual Studio to put a GUI-based application together.
>>> Should the Python community really care about this, I suspect Eclipse
>>> might be the best way.
>> If Eclipse really is the answer I'll have to learn more about it, but
>> from the little I know so far it seems like a very heavyweight
>> solution. Not that Visual Studio is becomingly trim, of course - it's
>> a fine example of bloatware, but it does do a useful job as a GUI
>> builder. Perhaps there's a lesson somewhere in there ...
> About the closest thing to what Mike might want is Boa Constructor,
> which does have a GUI building tool. It is not as polished as the
> Visual Studio GUI builder, but there are a lot of controls there that
> can be used. It requires the wxWindows toolkit.
Sorry, I meant to call them "widgets", not "controls". And Boa
Constructor needs wxPython, which comes with wxWindows.
> BTW, has anyone used or tried WingIDE? It does look like a really
> polished product.
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