[Tutor] Which GUI?

Eric Brunson brunson at brunson.com
Thu Aug 2 17:11:43 CEST 2007

Richard Querin wrote:
> On 8/2/07, scott <slewin at rogers.com> wrote:
>> 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?
> I'm no programmer by trade, but dabble in Python/wxPython for fun and
> bought the book several months ago. I've found it to be very good.
> There are a lot of good online tutorials as well, but I was never sure
> if they were up to date with the later versions of the framework - so
> the book was blessing to me. I found the book to be very useful and
> clearly written. It's no reference manual (the online docs serve that
> purpose) but I think it really helped me get a good foundation in how
> to program with wxPython. 

Switching gears from linear to event driven programming is a pretty 
significant paradigm shift.  Will this book help him get his head around 

> IMO a good book is still more useful and
> efficient than online articles or tutorials for a newbie (like me)
> most of the time. It's nice to be able to thumb through and study some
> concept without flipping back and forth to some web page.
> I own a lot of computer books, and I've found Learning Python (an
> O'Reilly Book) and wxPython in Action to be my two most useful ones.
> RQ
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