anygui,anydb, any opinions?

flyingfred0 flyingfred0 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 04:55:05 CEST 2005


Renato Ramonda wrote:
> Tim Roberts ha scritto:
> 
>> Renato Ramonda <renato.ramonda at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> wxWidgets apps look ALMOST native on windows (combobox and similar 
>>> widgets are emulated, and look really bad),
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>> That just isn't true.  They use the standard combo box.
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> 
> Then it has changed recently. Mind that most stable apps still use wx2.4
> 
>> wx uses "sizers" to do the same thing.  Same purpose, different 
>> philosophy.
>> I find sizers more natural, but people should certainly stick to whatever
>> makes them comfortable.
> 
> 
> I like sizers too, but in my experience wx apps do not use them. Are 
> they by chance something that came with the 2.5/2.6 development cycle?
> That version is still pretty rare in real world applications.
> 

I know sizers are in 2.4; I've been aware of them for quite some time. 
But it took awhile for me to learn them well and start using them 
religiously.  Before that, I'd usually hardcoded positions because it 
was easier to get something done that way, but it eventually became a 
bitch to maintain.

>>> And that's not even starting to consider the version mess: try to 
>>> install xCHM, Boa Constructor, aMule, VLC and some other app 
>>> together... instant madness.
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>>
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>> They why would you do it?  gvim and wxPython do the job for me.  No mess.
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> Because i USE a chm reader. And I USE aMule, and I USE a multimedia player.
> 
> I'm not talking about developing (don't get confused by my mention of 
> Boa), I'm talking about using. Only very recently wx introduced a 
> mechanism to keep different versions in parallel.
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