Porting VB apps to Python for Window / Linux use

Stef Mientki stef.mientki at gmail.com
Sun Oct 19 13:17:14 CEST 2008


Dotan Cohen wrote:
> 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? 
Certainly not.
Delphi is windows only and as Francesco said,
it's just Object Pascal , which is inferior to Python.

Stef

> I will look further into that
> language.
>
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