PyGUI as a standard GUI API for Python?

Peter Decker pydecker at
Fri Sep 5 20:35:05 CEST 2008

On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 10:48 AM, Diez B. Roggisch <deets at> wrote:

> You got me wrong. I didn't say it doesn't use the native toolkit under
> various OSes, I'm well aware of that it does.
> What I *did* say was that wx API is designed primarily with windows' toolkit
> as base, and as a consequence the API tends to be less functional for other
> toolkits, making it harder to work with it. As the OP was after a "one API
> to rule them all" for GUIs, I pointed that out.
> See for example this (arguably somewhat dated) post that illustrates my
> point:

OK, that's a little clearer.

That's one of the things that I like about Dabo - it gets rid of the
ugly (IMO) wxPython API and replaces it with a much more consistent
(and, IMO) more Pythonic API. I hated coding in wx, but I love coding
in Dabo.


# p.d.

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