looking for mature/efficient gui builder/toolkit/IDE for Python
(or C for that matter)
doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Fri Mar 11 03:07:35 UTC 2011
On 11/03/2011, at 10:55, Steve Franks wrote:
> I'm interested in doing some graphical serial-port parsing software in
> Python (or possibly C which I'm actually more familiar with) - anyone
> care to render an opinion on the most direct route to a usable gui?
> I figure Python is probably somewhat the preferred language these days
> for GUIs given the large number of 'nix desktop apps that have been
> showing up in python of late...
> Last time I wrote a gui was in VisualC 6.0, so it's been awhile - with
> VisualC it took about the same amount of time to write all the
> coordinates for a GUI in the code as it did to draw it and hook up the
> code; hopefully things have gotten a bit more streamlined - hoping to
> spend most of my coding time on string parsing, not gui building...
Try pyqt4, you can draw your GUI in Qt Designer and then run pyuic on the resulting file and it generates a .py class you can then subclass to change the behaviour you want.
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