WxPython and TK

ln4 joepie at linux.nl
Mon Aug 8 08:46:29 CEST 2011


azrael wrote:

> Today I found a quote from Guido.
> 
> wxPython is the best and most mature cross-platform GUI toolkit, given a
> number of constraints. The only reason wxPython isn't the standard Python
> GUI toolkit is that Tkinter was there first. -- Guido van Rossum
> 
> OK, now. Isn't it maybe time to throw out TK once and for all? Python is
> missing one of the most important aspects of todays IT industry. GUI
> development native library (I mean a serious one).
> 
> If I would have gotten a dollar for every time I talked to someone in a
> company about why they dont use python for their products and I was served
> the answer "Well it kind of sucks in GUI development", I would be a
> millionaire.

This quote from guido is perhaps from many, many years ago. I don't like 
wxpython so much. There is a much better solution available: using PyQt. Qt 
libraries are cross platform too, mature code and very fast. Including lots 
of tools for development without typing all the graphics code.
Taco



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