Looking for examples of developing new Tkinter Widgets in Tcl/Tk
steve at holdenweb.com
Mon Dec 19 08:56:34 CET 2005
jhujsak at neotopica.com wrote:
> Can anyone point me to any good examples of how to get started
> developing new Tkinter widgets in Tcl/Tk?
> I have read a number of the popular books on Python and Tkinter:
> - Grayson, J.E., Python and Tkinter Programming, Manning Publications,
> - Lutz, M., Programming Python, O'Reilly, 1996.
> - etc.
> but all seem to sidestep the entire issue of developing new widgets in
> Tk and then wrapping them for Tkinter.
> I have a large number of unique widgets to implement and any help here
> would be greatly appreciated. I prefer to work in Tkinter instead of
> alternatives such as WxPython because I have a strong background in
You could do worse than look at the Python Megawidgets code from
although there is probably some code in there that's more for framework
reasons that is strictly needed for a single extension widget.
As usual the effbot is ahead of the game with the Widget Construction
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