Where to find python GTK+ 3 reference documentation?

Chris Green cl at isbd.net
Fri Mar 10 16:47:05 EST 2017


Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 03/10/2017 01:26 PM, Chris Green wrote:
> > Wildman <best_lay at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >> On Fri, 10 Mar 2017 18:51:35 +0000, Chris Green wrote:
> >>
> >>> I'm using the excellent tutorial at https://python-gtk-3-tutorial.readthedocs.io
> >>> and occasionally want reference documentation, is there reference
> >>> documentation for this on line?
> >>
> >> https://developer.gnome.org/gtk3/
> >>
> > Thanks, that's the C/C++ documentation which will probably tell me
> > what I want.  Isn't there proper Python documemtation for it?
> 
> There used to be, for GTK2, at http://pygtk.org.  But with the GTK3
> bindings, they are now dynamic bindings using PyGObject, which itself is
> documented here:  https://wiki.gnome.org/action/show/Projects/PyGObject.
>  The resulting bound API closely resembles the GTK C API typically,
> which is convenient, but not as Pythonic as the PyGTK2 bindings were.  I
> assume there must be a tool out there that can autogenerate API docs (in
> Python) for GTK3.
> 
> According to
> https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/PyGObject/IntrospectionPorting, there's
> a module called pygtkcompat that provides a very PyGTK-compatible API
> that you can use while making the transition from PyGTK-style code.
> 
Thank you for the comprehensive explanation.  :-)

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Chris Green
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