[FRPythoneers] Python GUI Applications
fschmid at archenergy.com
Mon Jun 2 13:14:13 MDT 2003
Thanks for the feedback. I didn't know that Qt designer would accept
python code in the event handlers. That would be quite slick.
Qt sure looks better than most of the GUI alternatives - and it is
fast. But it does cost money if you distribute the code - do you know
more about the Trolltech license?
Sean Reifschneider wrote:
>On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 12:39:05PM -0600, Ferdinand Schmid wrote:
>>Do any of you have experience with Python GUI applications? So far I
>>found that there is Qt support (also commercial through Blackadder) and
>>GTK support (pyglade).
>I have built an application in pyglade and it was good at the time, but
>I have found that keeping it running is an issue... In particular, I
>haven't been able to get the old application converted over to use
>pygtk 2.x, so I've been carrying around these compatibility libraries
>for the last year.
>The next GUI I write is going to be in Qt, their GUI builder is
>reasonable, and you can directly include python code in the handlers for
>actions. I built a test application with it and it looked pretty good.
>qt-designer is the package on Red Hat/KRUD.
>I've also tried wxWindows, but the builders I found didn't seem that
>good... I tried the wxDesigner demo, and IIRC I couldn't figure it out.
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