[Tutor] Which GUI?

scott slewin at rogers.com
Thu Aug 2 15:11:20 CEST 2007

Terry Carroll wrote:
>> I think that is a good plan, Tkinter is pretty easy to learn but harder 
>> to use to create polished, high-function interfaces. wxPython comes with 
>> a lot more in the box.
> I've heard "Tkinter is easier to learn" before, and I think I would once 
> have agreed.  But now that there's a good book on wxPython, I think 
> wxPython's pretty easy to learn, and is now even better documented than 
> Tkinter.
> As I was learning wxPython, most of my learning gotchas were noting 
> differences from the Tkinter approach (including terminology).  I think if 
> I were approaching wxPython with no prior GUI knowledge, it would be 
> approximately as easy to learn as Tkinter.
> All this is assuming access to a copy of "wxPython in Action"; without the 
> book, you're back to a dearth of tutorials, and yes, Tkinter would be 
> easier to learn.
I was thinking about finding a copy of that book, so maybe starting 
WxPython would be easier then and not worry about Tkinter.  Is "WxPython 
in Action" a very good book?

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