wxPython worries

Guyon Morée gumuz at looze.net
Wed Jan 14 16:19:47 CET 2004

I've got the same worries, but I'm still not really convinced...
boa-constructor is nice... but not there yet

"James Goldwater" <james at eccehomo.co.uk> wrote in message
news:mailman.352.1074092092.12720.python-list at python.org...
> I'm starting a new hopfully-commercial project soon, and I face a
> dilemma about whether Python with wxPython would be appropriate.
> The project has 3 main areas:
> a) manipulation of lists and trees, using..
> b) a hopefully dead-sexy gui, all in order to...
> c) eventually pump out certain bits of the datastructure over the
> network in semi-realtime (< 10ms accuracy or so).
> The target is Win32 for now (98 - XP). Now, if it were up to me, I'd use
> Delphi - it's what I know best.  But I'm working with a less experienced
> developer with whom I have no languages in common.  He's keen to get
> started on C#, I've toyed with C# and though it looks easy, I don't see
> any major gains over what I already know.
> I've read a lot about python and done some mini-stuff in it, and been
> impressed with it's ease and conciseness.  What worries me is wxPython:
> looking at the demo code, it's quite verbose and 'bitty'.  I'm also
> unclear as to how easy custom controls are to build.
> Am I just being confused by my newbie-ness, or are my initial concerns
> justified?  What's anybody else's experiences with gui programming in
> wxPython like vs a RAD like Delphi or .NET?
> Thanks,
> James.

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