Recommendation for GUI lib?

Rob Gaddi rgaddi at highlandtechnology.invalid
Thu Jun 2 16:13:43 EDT 2016


Nick Sarbicki wrote:

>>
>>
>> >
>> > Do you have any recommendations? Primary platforms are OS X and Linux.
>> >
>> > I, of course, want to have "standard" widgets but a "calendar
>> > view"/"date picker" is a plus.
>>
>
> I generally use PyQt which is one of two (the other being pyside) python
> wrappers for the Qt libraries.
>
> PyQt is the only one I know which currently supports Qt5+ so gets my vote.
> There are loads of resources around - works well on all operating systems
> (with most Qt5 having some focus on mobile). It comes with a ton of
> utilities and a really nice GUI editor (
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qt_Creator).
>
> There are a lot of resources around and, as predicted, already has some
> examples of date pickers:
>
> http://www.eurion.net/python-snippets/snippet/Calendar_Date%20picker.html
>
> - Nick.

I use PySide rather than PyQt, but definitely count me as another vote
for Qt as the toolkit of choice.  I started out on wx, but when I needed
to move to Python3 it wasn't able to come with me.

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