win gui thoughts? perhaps a non-Pythonic approach?
asdf at asdf.com
Fri Mar 26 03:41:24 CET 2004
> bottom-line: i suspect that i'll much more quickly get a good gui
> working with Delphi than with wxPython, and for little money to boot.
> Might be a throwaway in the long-term but no problem if it is cheap and
> easy. My customer doesn't care either way.
> any thoughts on this?
i continue to research and i see a couple pythonic-ish approaches.
PythonCard which is quick with good doc and samples. It is right on top
of wxPython so it could serve as gentle intro to wxPython and has
somewhere to go (wxDesigner, inexpensive) if I start to hit the limits
In the commercial area, QTDesigner with pyQT and possibly BlackAdder.
Alarm bells go off when BlackAdder is mentioned because it arrived
extremely late with an entire feature set (ruby support) removed.
Python support is said to be complete, though. QT is a thoroughly
mature, professional tool. Possibly a major learning curve if
BlackAdder is a no-show.
I think that pythonic gui design tools appear viable. I'm still trying
to figure out if they are the best choice, for me, from a practical
perspective (tradeoffs of learning curve and power v. non-pythonic
commercial alternatives.) Expense is not really a major factor.
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