GUI:-please answer want to learn GUI programming in python , how should i proceed.

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Sat Dec 14 21:04:12 CET 2013


On 12/14/2013 10:05 AM, Wolfgang Keller wrote:
> PyQt looks native everywhere, but it might be a bit overweight,
> depending on what you want to do and where your applications need to
> run.
> 
> And then there's the licensing issue, since PyQt, unlike Qt itself, is
> not available under LGPL afaik. For closed-source commercial
> applications, there seems to be a way to use a commercially licensed
> PyQt (much less expensive than Qt itself) together with LGPL-Qt
> however. Pyside would be a LGPL alternative to PyQt, but it doesn't
> seem to be as up-to-date as PyQt.

I think PyQt is slowly being pushed aside in favor of PySide, which is
more license-friendly for use in closed or open projects.  I would
recommend using PySide unless PyQt is a requirement for your project.



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