which "GUI module" you suggest me to use?

tleeuwenburg at gmail.com tleeuwenburg at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 06:14:03 CEST 2007


On Jun 6, 12:13 pm, Eric <eric.talev... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jun 5, 4:17 pm, ZioMiP <m... at fastwebnet.it> wrote:
>
>
>
> > Cameron Laird ha scritto:
>
> > > In article <p%k9i.8712$BU3.5... at tornado.fastwebnet.it>,
> > > ZioMiP  <m... at fastwebnet.it> wrote:
> > >> Hi to all...
>
> > >> I'm actually using Tkinter for my GUI... but I need to "put a piece of a
> > >> web-page in a widget" how can I do?
>
> > >> which GUI module do you suggest me to use for do that?
>
> > >> or which GUI module do you suggest me to use at all?
>
> > >> I'm acutally using Windows Xp but I also use Linux...
>
> > >> I know that WxPython work only under Windows and PyGTK work only under
> > >> Linux... there's some other modules?
>
> > > ?  wxPython is available for Linux and Mac OS X.  PyGTK is
> > > available for Windows.
>
> > > Apparently you want to embed Web content in a Tkinter widget.
> > > There are several ways to do this.  Do you need a live browser,
> > > or is it enough to render HTML?
>
> > I think is like a "live browser"... not only render HTML because the
> > webpage got a bit of javascript inside...
>
> Is this webpage untouchable, or is HTML rendering just a shortcut to
> avoid redesigning part of the app? If you need faithful rendering of
> an arbitrary webpage along with a Javascript runtime, that's a bigger
> issue, and you might want to look at some of the Mozilla tools,
> particularly XULRunner:
>
> http://developer.mozilla.org/en/docs/Building_XULRunner_with_Python
>
> Otherwise, wxPython's HTML widget or TkHtml should be fine -- your
> code will probably be easier to maintain and debug if you translate
> that bit of Javascript to Python (language constructs are similar,
> especially with xml.dom.minidom).

You could also consider the use of Crunchy, and use the web page AS
the GUI.

-T




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