Tkinter--does anyone use it for sophisticated GUI development?

Alexander Burger abu at
Fri Oct 20 10:20:49 CEST 2006

Paul Rubin <> wrote:
> There's a language called Picolisp in which this is the standard way
> to do a gui.  Picolisp includes a java applet that can do some stuff
> that standard html widgets can't.  These days I suppose it should use

Yes, in fact it does.

The currently active "testing version"

also has a plain HTML GUI, enhanced by XMLHttpRequests, in a way that it
works transparently in browsers with or without JavaScript enabled. We
are using it in all our current projects.

- Alex

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