[Tutor] request for suggestions

Bruce Sass bsass@freenet.edmonton.ab.ca
Tue, 20 Feb 2001 13:21:01 -0700 (MST)


On Tue, 20 Feb 2001, Dinakar Desai wrote:
> I am trying to learn python from scratch. I have been following this
> mailing for sometime. I have learnt a lot from this group. I have been
> reading about Tkinter and PyGTK+ and other GUI interface development
> tools available for python. I use linux platform to learn python and
> like to get my feet wet with GUI development.
> I come from powerbuilder and c++ background(i have not used C++ for GUI
> development and not familiar with MFC class libraries). I would
> appreciate, if you could suggest whether I should start learning Tkinter
> or PyGTK+ or some other GUI tools.

There is also PyQT, gratis and (more or less) liberated on unix
platforms.  http://www.thekompany.com/projects/pykde

The (inexperienced) impression I get when looking at Tkinter vs. PyQt
is that PyQt is to Tkinter what Python is to Perl.

- Bruce