Article on wxPython ToolKit for Mac OS X

miah_gbg jeremiah.foster at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 18:51:36 CEST 2007


On May 3, 9:46 pm, James Stroud <jstr... at mbi.ucla.edu> wrote:
> miah_gbg wrote:
> > Hi there!
>
> > Just wanted to let people know in this group that I have recently
> > (April 24th) published an introductory article on wxPython and Mac OS
> > X. It is available here:http://www.macdevcenter.com/
>
> > Hope someone finds it useful.
>
> > Regards,
>
> >     Jeremiah
>
> Nice article, but it has an inaccuracy:
>
> "The first thing we need to do is download wxPython so we can begin
> creating applications."
>
> This is not entirely correct. The stock 10.4 that came in a G5 bought in
> June has wx built-in:
>
>   cabin % /usr/bin/python
>   Python 2.3.5 (#1, Oct  5 2005, 11:07:27)
>   [GCC 3.3 20030304 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 1809)] on darwin
>   Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>   >>> import wx
>   >>>
>
> Of course the stock python is 2.3, but its very cool that one can depend
> on wx being present on 10.4+ machines. So there is no need to bundle
> python/wx with your app when developing for Macs. (Yes, I noticed the
> author is running OS X 10.3.)
>
> James

Wow. That is cool. I didn't know that.

   Jeremiah




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