QT , Wxwidgets are not just UI framework ?

Old Listener bill.hunt.walnutcreek at gmail.com
Mon Apr 20 05:32:23 CEST 2009


On Apr 17, 10:20 am, Phil Thompson <p... at riverbankcomputing.com>
wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Apr 2009 07:04:40 -0700 (PDT), Deep_Feelings
>
>
>
> <doctore... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Apr 17, 1:52 pm, "Diez B. Roggisch" <de... at nospam.web.de> wrote:
> >> Deep_Feelings wrote:
> >> > qt include many libraries : network , threading,database ..etc while
> >> > Wxwidgets seem similar but with less scope
>
> >> > my question is : does these frameworks replace python's (or any other
> >> > language for that matter) built-in libraries ? or python does not
> >> > include that sort of libraries ?
>
> >> Some it includes, others it doesn't. And they come with different
> >> features.
>
> >> While python comes with a lot of included batteries, for some things you
> >> need a more powerful generator - that's where 3rd-party-libraries come
> >> into
> >> play.
>
> >> There are plenty of discussions about which GUI-toolkit is the best -
> >> google
> >> this group.
>
> >> However, mostly people agree that Qt is the most powerful, but often was
> >> debunked because of it's licensing. This has changed to the much more
> >> liberal LGPL for Qt4.5.
>
> >> Now it might be though that you'd still need to buy a license from Phil
> >> Thompson for his excellent PyQt-wrapping - but I'd personally say it's
> >> more
> >> worth than it actually costs given the power of Qt.
>
> >> Diez
>
> > thank you
>
> > considering that wxwidget is open source and free do you think that QT
> > lisencing is worth it ?
>
> wxWidgets, Qt and PyQt are all open source and free - just not the same
> open source license.
>
> Phil

Can PyQt be used in the Qt Creator IDE?



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