Tkinter = Rodney Dangerfield?

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Mon Feb 18 09:01:24 CET 2008

En Sun, 17 Feb 2008 17:35:35 -0200, <MartinRinehart at> escribi�:

> Tkinter gets no respect. But IDLE's a Tkinter-based app and every
> example I've Googled up shows Tkinter as needing about half as much
> code as wx to do the same job. I'm beginning to Tkinter up my language
> application. Am I making a big mistake?

I don't like Tk because the widgets are ugly, old-fashioned, and don't  
have the right "look and feel". But Tkinter is a good library, and a lot  
easier to deploy than gtk by example.

Gabriel Genellina

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