embedding python in wxpython

Stef Mientki stef.mientki at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 21:21:45 CET 2008


5lvqbwl02 at sneakemail.com wrote:
> Hi, I've looked around for a way to allow a python console from within
> a wxPython application, but have only found stuff on embedded/
> extending python with C/C++ or wxWidgets in C++, but not wxPython.
>
> Is this easy to do?  Can someone point me in the right direction?
>
> Also, typically when you embed a scripting language into a larger
> application, how do you get the console environment to share data with
> the larger application?
>
> For instance, if the application has some gui stuff (for example
> clicking on a object and dragging it around), how do you get
> "object.select(x,y)" to print out on the console, and vice-versa: the
> object gets selected if the user types "object.select(x,y)"?
>
> I'd like the console to be a bidirectional representation of what's
> going on in the gui, plus a general purpose evaluation environment
> where you can manipulate application data via some api which is
> automatically exposed to the console when the application opens up.
>
> I'm looking for high-level hints/strategies/directions.
>   
If you're looking for "high-level",
I don't understand why you want to see what's going on in the gui,
as I see the gui just a tool to control the real data.
For a pretty high level data manipulation,
something like PyLab_Works ?
http://code.google.com/p/pylab-works/

cheers,
Stef




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