How to get started in GUI Programming?

Thomas Guettler guettli at thomas-guettler-dot-de.no-spam.invalid
Fri Nov 25 19:21:19 CET 2005


Am Fri, 25 Nov 2005 06:02:40 -0800 schrieb peter.mosley:

> I am trying to learn GUI programming in Python, but have to confess
I
> am finding it difficult.
> 
Yes, if you come from Visual Basic you might be missing something.
I developed with Visual Basic some time ago and like some parts of it.


> I've found the tutorial and reference manual on the PyGtk web site,
> but although I've made some progress, I keep reaching points where I
> have insufficient background to understand them. Currently I'm stuck
> on dialog boxes (the code seems immensely complex for the equivalent
of
> MsgBox("Do you really want to do this ",vbYesNo)
> 
search for yesNoDialog here:
http://guettli.sourceforge.net/gthumpy/src/editMetadata.py

> and I haven't
> got it to work properly yet) and loading graphical images in
anything
> other than their original size, but every new step brings another
> struggle
> 
search for scale2pixbuf in the link.
 
> Can anyone offer any suggestions as to the least painful way
forwards?
> 
Only the beginning is painful. After some time you don't miss anything
from Visual Basic anymore.

 Happy Learning,
  Thomas


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