[Fwd: [Tutor] learning a Programming language]
Wed, 01 Mar 2000 15:00:23 -0600
Deirdre Saoirse wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Mar 2000, Dan Star wrote:
> > But there is no Grid support in Python or has this recently changes. VB
> > has a multitude of grids which are critical to database oriented apps.
> What do you mean by "grid"? I've never used a "grid" and I've written
> database apps for more than 20 years. They work fine. Thus, "grids,"
> whatever you mean by the term, are NOT in fact critical.
Well, a grid that shows records in a table format (with resizable
columns etc). Very good for browsing many records at a time such as all
the line items on an order. As far as I know this is very hard to do
> > P.S. Delphi is arguably as easy to learn as VB (BTW) and is much more
> > powerful.
> Not on my machine. :) In fact, they are both ZERO power applications on
> any of the machines I own.
Delphi has a lot of built in power to make the the mundane tasks easier;
however you have to conform to its model so it is a little restrictive
if you use the IDE. BTW it will soon be on Linux under the name Kylix.