python and Guile-gtk... [a bit OT]
kline at thought.org
Fri Feb 29 20:21:55 UTC 2008
On Friday 29 February 2008 09:35:38 nepbabu wrote:
> Thus spoke Vinny on Thursday, 28 February 2008 at 22:08:06 -0500:
> > Gary Kline wrote:
> > [snip]
> >> I'd like help getting python to read from a file and display a steram
> >> of text on a textcanvas. I'll fiure out the buttons later. I'd
> >> appreciate any insights about regular gtk and guile-gtk. Or whichever
> >> GUI libraries have the best python interface.
> > Hi Gary,
> > I'm a big fan of wxPython, i.e. wxWidgets for python. Way
> > cool and works on Windows as well (very cross-platform).
> It works on a whole hosts of other platforms as well and not only Windows
> and freebsd. From it's wxwidgets website  -
> "wxWidgets lets developers create applications for Win32, Mac OS X,
> GTK+, X11, Motif, WinCE, and more using one codebase. It can be used
> from languages such as C++, Python, Perl, and C#/.NET. Unlike other
> cross-platform toolkits, wxWidgets applications look and feel native.
> This is because wxWidgets uses the platform's own native controls rather
> than emulating them. It's also extensive, free, open-source, and
> And from wxpython website -
> "wxPython is a cross-platform toolkit. This means that the same program
> will run on multiple platforms without modification. Currently supported
> platforms are 32-bit Microsoft Windows, most Unix or unix-like systems,
> and Macintosh OS X."
>  http://www.wxwidgets.org
>  http://www.wxpython.org/what.php
Thanks for the URLs's; already bookmarked. If a picture is worth a thousand
words, an example is worth 1000 lines, so hopefully wxpython has examples of
canvases or widgets to do what I want.
Gary Kline kline at thought.org www.thought.org Public Service Unix
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