[Tutor] How do I get livewires for python version 3.1.1 ?

Wayne Werner waynejwerner at gmail.com
Thu Nov 10 20:02:21 CET 2011

On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 12:01 PM, Wayne Werner <waynejwerner at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 11:55 AM, Nathaniel Trujillo <
> hothottrott at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Could you tell me where I can get a free download of livewires for python
>> version 3.1.1 ? And one that does not have a trial period please. I looked
>> and looked but all I found was the one for version 2.x. I thought I had the
>> one for version 3.1.1 but I guess I was wrong. I don't know if I am
>> directing this question to the right people so if not I apologize for any
>> inconvenience.
> You don't - as someone mentioned in reply to one of your previous emails,
> Livewires is only for version 2.x.
> Honestly, the experiences that I had with Livewires didn't give me an
> impression that it was that much easier to use that just your standard
> Pygame/Tkinter, both of which are available for Python 3.
> You would probably be better off picking up Pygame and Tkinter by
> themselves. I'm under the impression that Livewires isn't a terribly
> popular package, and there is plentiful documentation for both Pygame and
> Tkinter.
> Of course this also assumes that you're at least familiar enough with
> Python to be able to write the code you need.

On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 12:08 PM, Nathaniel Trujillo <hothottrott at gmail.com>

> I actually am not familiar with python enough to know what code to use.
> Thanks for the help.

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