Confused by wxpython documentation

cl at cl at
Mon Feb 8 11:50:38 EST 2016

Ian Kelly <ian.g.kelly at> wrote:
> 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.

Thanks, a good place to start, and it tells me why I get to the C/C++
docs for wxWidgets.

Chris Green

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