Which GUI framework to use?

koranthala koranthala at gmail.com
Tue Aug 4 12:32:51 CEST 2009


On Aug 4, 11:48 am, "Diez B. Roggisch" <de... at nospam.web.de> wrote:
> koranthala schrieb:
>
> > Hi,
> >    I am creating a very minimal application (a networking app).
> >    I have written the application using Twisted.
> >    Now, I need to put a GUI wrapper on the application.
> >    The application needs a login screen and also it needs to be
> > minimized to system tray. If I right click the image on system tray, I
> > should be able to close it.
> >    It uses some legacy code, so the whole app is written in Python
> > 2.4. Also, my company requires that I use permissive licenses (no GPL
> > - MIT, BSD, LGPL etc ok)
>
> Google this group. The discussions are abundant about this. Keep in mind
> that while Qt changed licenses to LGPL, PyQt didn't and thus you can't
> use it.
>
> >    Which GUI framework is best for this? I tried using Tkinter, but it
> > does not support minimize to system tray (or I couldnt find it).
>
> >    This is my first foray to GUI programming, so other issues that I
> > am worried about -
> >    1. GUI needs a loop, Twisted needs a loop. How can both go ahead
> > without messing each other?
>
> Google is your friend here, too:
>
> http://twistedmatrix.com/projects/core/documentation/howto/choosing-r...
>
> Diez

Sorry about it.
I should have done the homework better.



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