Recommendation for GUI lib?

Igor Korot ikorot01 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 16:22:22 EDT 2016


Hi,

On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 4:13 PM, Rob Gaddi
<rgaddi at highlandtechnology.invalid> wrote:
> 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.

Phoenix - wxPython for python 3 is coming out soon (the official release).
But I believe you can already build pre-release Phoenix and start working
with it.

Of course its not ready yet, but a lot of stuff already been ported.

Thank you.

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