Porting VB apps to Python for Window / Linux use

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Sun Oct 19 11:29:35 CEST 2008


2008/10/19 Stef Mientki <stef.mientki at gmail.com>:
> Dotan Cohen wrote:
>>
>> 2008/10/19 Stef Mientki <stef.mientki at gmail.com>:
>>
>>>
>>> Sorry but for GUI design, Python is pre-historic ;-)
>>> Stef
>>>
>>
>> Really, even with the cross-platform Qt bindings?
>>
>
> I skipped Qt because of the weird license
> (I make both commercial and free-open software)
>>
>> Can you recommend a better language? (not java no please not java)
>>
>>
>
> As said VB or even much better Delphi !
>
> But to be honest,
> wanting the same language for commercial and open software,
> I'm very satisfied with Python, and  must say it's much more beautiful
> language than Delphi, seen over the full width of programming.
> Although both languages are Object Oriented,
> for some (unknown) reason it's 10 times easier to maintain and extend
> libraries in Python than in Delphi.
> I WOULD BE MUCH OBLIGED, IF SOMEONE CAN EXPLAIN THAT DIFFERENCE !
> And with wxPython and some tools I made, I almost have the same environment
> as Delphi.
>

Really, you recommend that VB apps destined for migration be recoded
in Delphi, as opposed to Python? I will look further into that
language.

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