Which GUI toolkit is THE best?

Eric Brunel eric_brunel at despammed.com
Fri Mar 10 15:06:37 CET 2006

On Fri, 10 Mar 2006 13:36:18 +0100, invitro81 <invitro81 at gmx.net> wrote:

> Hello
> I've recently learnt python and I do love it! I congratulate all those  
> geeks who produce this nice language; well, because I could be called a  
> nearby newbee I've decided to improve my abilities by writing my own  
> nice editor with python; so I've to choose among all those GUI toolkit's  
> available there..
> But I've no idea which one I should use to start with.. I've read that  
> tkinter seems to be the de facto standart in the pyhon community; but  
> why? Is it the best available one or are theire other reasons? I read  
> also a litte about wxpython and pygtk.. both are appealing to me but  
> again to make a choice is difficult; is there also some guy liking pyqt  
> is it worse or should it be avoided because of the licencing policy for  
> qt (which I also like..)?
> 	* Which one is the most fun to program with?
> 	* Which one is the most easy to learn?
> 	* Which one looks best?
> 	* Which one is the most productive to program with?

It all depends on what features are the most important for you. Here is  
some help to answer the question yourself:

python -c "print ''.join([chr(154 - ord(c)) for c in  

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