--- repeater <repeater / lucentprimate.cjb.net> wrote:
> > Wayne Vucenic wrote:
> > >
> > > This is exactly what wxWindows provides.  I used wxWindows a bit about
> > > a year ago.  I was only programming on Windows, but my understanding
> > > is that I could have taken my code and recompiled it on Linux or one
> > > of the other supported platforms, and it would have run there with
> > > (essentially) no changes.
> >
> > Yes, this is true.
> >
> > > I think wxWindows deserves a closer look.  It seems mature and stable,
> > > has a fairly large and energetic group of people enhancing it, and
> > > many programmer-years of effort have been expended on it.  I
> > > especially like that it has been around about 10 years, and has wide
> > > support, so it's unlikely to go away anytime soon.
> >
> > Tom, I agree with Wayne here -- I would encourage you to take another look
> > at wxWindows. When the FreeRIDE project did its GUI search, wxWindows may
> > very well have been our GUI toolkit of choice (it met all of our feature
> > requirements), if only it had Ruby bindings.
> 
> i give my vote for wxWindows, according to my experience with wxPython. it
> is the richness of the samples that really convinced me, and i invite
> everybody interested to take a look
> 
> if you are willing to go through with the python installation:
> http://www.wxpython.org/download.php
> and some screenshots: http://www.wxpython.org/wxpshots.php
> 

I vote for wxWindows too. It's a powerful crossplatform native looking GUI see
http://www.wxwindows.org/platform.htm and wxPython proves it to be a really good choice.

Tom



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