Everything good about Python except GUI IDE?

Gordon Levi gordon at address.invalid
Sun Feb 28 23:47:21 EST 2016


Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net> wrote:

>Rustom Mody <rustompmody at gmail.com>:
>
>> On Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 7:22:08 PM UTC+5:30, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
>>> Rustom Mody :
>>> 
>>> > whereas in fact every significant GUI embeds text (possibly
>>> > recursively)
>>> >
>>> > eg TI inside GUI -- think of text inside gimp GUI inside TI --
>>> > think of Word embedding other doc types including pictures Which
>>> > can be recursive -- WOrd embeds a picture embeds text
>>> 
>>> Sigh, still nobody has mentioned an exemplary GUI application.
>>> 
>>> An anecdote: Some weeks back my son and I were struggling to get the
>>> right kind of graph out of Excel. After four hours of Google,
>>> Youtube, trial and error, we gave up, took out a pad of millimeter
>>> paper and some colored pencils. The whole job took my son an hour and
>>> the end result looked great. He snapped a picture and sent it to the
>>> teacher by email.
>>
>> Point being??
>
>I'm awaiting for an opposite anecdote, a GUI app you absolutely love and
>recommend as a model for GUI developers.
>
>We are talking about GUI tools to produce what? Crap?

Nobody likes filling in forms but how do you suggest converting a form
based app into something loveable. What interface would make you love
adding a new contact to your address book?


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