Confused by wxpython documentation

Ian Kelly ian.g.kelly at
Mon Feb 8 11:20:26 EST 2016

On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 8:36 AM,  <cl at> wrote:
> I'm playing around with some existing code that uses wxpython.  I've
> been trying to understand a basic bit about the import statement and
> so went to the beginning of the wxPython on line documents.
> Going from the top to the "Hello World Example" (can't give URL as the
> URL is the same for all the docs,
> the first thing I see is some C/C++ code.  What's this about? How have
> I got to the underlying C/C++ implementation rather than the Python
> documentation?
> I realise the Python usage follows the underlying C/C++ very closely
> but seeing the C/C++ doesn't really help me write my Python too much.
> Looking more closely what I've actually been taken to is the wxWidgets
> documentation which, not unreasonably, is in C/C++.
> ... but where do I find the Python documentation for this? was the site I used when I was developing wxPython.

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