Exploring Python for next desktop GUI Project

Noble Bell noblebell at gmail.com
Fri Jul 25 15:37:22 CEST 2014


On Thursday, July 24, 2014 6:35:02 PM UTC-5, Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 7/24/2014 1:04 PM, Chris "Kwpolska" Warrick wrote:
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> > And it might be better to stay with Python 2, there are still
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> > things that don't work with Py3k that you might find crucial.
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> It is true that there are 3rd-party modules that do not work with 3.x, 
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> including a few that one might want to use is a new project.
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> It is also true that there are language features in 3.4 that do not work 
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> with 2.x, or 3.2- or 3.3, including some that one might want to use in a 
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> new project.  For instance, Unicode works much better in 3.3 than in any 
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> version before. That is *only* available in 3.3+.
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> And it is true that there are 'feature' still in 2.7 that do not work in 
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> 3.x.  But these are mostly nuisances that we are better of without.
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> Terry Jan Reedy

I would like to thank everyone for their insights. You all have been most helpful. I believe that I am going to start out using Tk and Python 3.x and see where that leads me. If I find that I don't like it I will try PySide. I intend on messing around with PyGame and Django in the future as well.



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