Cross-platform GUI development

Nick Craig-Wood nick at craig-wood.com
Fri Oct 12 12:30:13 CEST 2007


Alexandre Badez <alexandre.badez at gmail.com> wrote:
>  On Oct 12, 10:13 am, "psaff... at googlemail.com"
> <psaff... at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > My question is if Tix is old hat, what is the GUI toolkit I *should*
> > be using for quick-n-dirty cross platform GUI development? I guess
> > this is tangentially related to:
> >
> > http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.python/browse_thread/thread/...
> 
>  Personnaly, I use PyQt simply because I prefere Qt to Gtk, witch is
>  much more integrated with all desktop than Gtk.
>  In fact, your application in Qt on Mac, Win or Linux look like a
>  native app.

I'd recommend wxPython over those becase

1) native look and feel on all platforms
2) doesn't require expensive licensing for non-commercial apps (QT)
3) Isn't a pain to install on windows (GTK)

That said, times change and 1-3 may have changed since I last looked
at it!

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