beginners choice: wx or tk?

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at
Sat Jul 11 12:01:24 CEST 2015

On 11/07/2015 10:28, Ulli Horlacher wrote:
> I want to start a project with python.
> The program must have a (simple) GUI and must run on Linux and Windows.
> The last one as standalone executable, created with pyinstaller.
> I have already an implementation in perl/tk :
> I am not really happy with tk, because it has some bugs, at least its perl
> integration. I have never used wx.
> What is the recommendation for a python beginner: wx or tk?

Right now if you only have the choice of wx or tk I'd stick with tk as 
it comes with Python 2 and 3, whereas wx is still in development for 3. 
  However as Chris Angelico has already said there are other choices, 
see here for a comprehensive 

My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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