[Pythonmac-SIG] GUI design tools

Chris Barker Chris.Barker at noaa.gov
Thu Mar 10 18:12:46 CET 2005

Mark Phillips wrote:
> Thanks to everyone who replied. The information is useful and I will 
> investigate each option.

One other note. Boa is worth checking out for an integrated GUI design 
tool and IDE, but I'm not sure it's ready to go on OS-X. Last I heard, 
it wasn't yet working with wxPython 2.5.*, which is really required for 
it to work well on OS-X. PythonCard has been actively targeting OS-X as 

For less integrated tools, there are a few GUI layout tools for 
wxPython: wxDesigner, Dialog Block, wxGlade, XrcEd, ???

The only one I've used is wxDesigner, and while I still prefer to do GUI 
layout with code (and Sizers, definitely take the time to wrap your 
brain around Sizers), other find these tools very helpful.


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