IDE for python similar to visual basic

Dave Angel davea at ieee.org
Fri Sep 25 16:58:15 CEST 2009


Threader Slash wrote:
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: J Sisson <sisson.j at gmail.com>
>> To: Nobody <nobody at nowhere.com>
>> Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2009 19:18:03 -0500
>> Subject: Re: IDE for python similar to visual basic
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Sep 13, 2009 at 6:25 AM, Nobody <nobody at nowhere.com> wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> On Fri, 11 Sep 2009 05:27:59 -0700, r wrote:
>>>
>>>       
>>     
>>>  > Sounds like "somebody" failed to get input
>>>       
>>>> from their users at design time. Or "somebody" has the inability to
>>>> relate to their end users.
>>>>         
>>> You're assuming that there is some "right" answer which is appropriate for
>>> all users. There isn't.
>>>
>>>       
>> I worked for a company that had a team composed of graphic artists, QA
>> types, etc...that did nothing but draw up GUI's, show them to customers,
>> revise them, write up runnable "dummies" of the approved GUI's, performed
>> usability studies with our customers using the dummy GUI's, and finally
>> handed the GUI's over to dev so they could put in the guts to make it "do
>> stuff".
>>
>> "Bugs" or "Cases" involving the GUI needing revision because a button
>> needed to be moved for usability were *extremely* rare, and the GUI didn't
>> require an additional toolset that allowed end users to tweak them.
>>
>>
>>     
>  My favorite IDE : Eclipse
>
> http://pydev.org/download.html
>
> http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/opensource/library/os-eclipse-visualstudio
>
> http://www.eclipse.org
>
> Of course you have also the Mono:
> http://monodevelop.com
>
> Cheers.....|:0),
>
>   
But where's the GUI designer for Eclipse/Python?  That's what the OP was 
asking about.

GUI builders I've heard of, but not evaluated include:

  Boa
  wxGlade
  wxFormBuilder
  Wing IDE

DaveA




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