"R. Mark Volkmann" <mark / ociweb.com> writes:

> Quoting Alexander Kellett <ruby-lists / lypanov.net>:
>
>> On Feb 10, 2005, at 8:32 PM, Tabor Kelly wrote:
>> > Anyway, I will need simple 2D animation. So, what will work for this?
>> > I heat GTK+ is nice to code for with Ruby, but it looks like the Win32
>> > port for GTK+ is kind of unstable (please correct me if I am wrong). I
>> > have heard that TK is a little painful to program with, but is _very_
>> > cross platform (again, correct me if I am wrong). How about FOX? Will
>> > these GUI toolkits even work, or should I be looking at SDL?
>>
>> gtk's canvas is not only slow but also supposedly quite
>> unstable on win32. so yeah. i think ur right ;)
>
> I believe Tk's canvas is both fast and stable.  I've had good success with it.

I found it rather slow, as you need to create an object per line and
so on... YMMV.

>> i'm qtruby co-devel so i should really be saying things
>> like: qt! cus qt4 will have gpl'ed windows support!!!
>>        and its wonderful! yay! and whoop!

Someday. :-)

>> but erm. sdl is a better choice. so i won't :P

I'd use SDL too.

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