jaydanie at gmail.com
Sun Jun 28 21:44:07 UTC 2009
Jared Greenwald wrote:
> I believe that most of the gui tools developed for Ubuntu are written
> using glade.
> Also, if you're familiar with Redhat programs like up2date that have
> both gui and tui (text "gui") they use the snack lib for the tui in
> addition to the glade gui.
> On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 10:26 PM, Jay Daniels<jaydanie at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Just wondering what software ubuntu developers use? What about GUI or
>> Gnome(GTK2) with python?
>> I have developed a simple program using Netbeans - note that this
>> software is in early development, in fact dev has stopped while I
>> explore other development tools. ref here...
>> The problem with using automated tools when dealing with databases, if
>> you want to make changes after the initial program is built and
>> customized, I find this difficult with tools such as netbeans. A newbie
>> at this to say the least. But I am unfamiliar with RAD tools in which
>> you build the gui in one application and the code in the other. This
>> seems to be the norm in Linux desktop application design.
>> I realize that developing in C++ or Python may take longer than
>> Netbeans, but I believe in the long run it will make the source more
>> manageable and I might even be able to understand what's going on. I
>> have looked at a similar program built with QT Libs using C++ and I am
>> amazed how small the source code files are!
>> Now that you have an idea what I want to do, what do you suggest? Since
>> I could take a trip down memory lane with pascal, I looked at Lazarus
>> but the fonts are almost unreadable when installed from Ubuntu
>> repositories and I failed to get the latest version from the site to
>> install on 8.04.
>> I also prefer a multi platform rad environment, but this is not etched
>> in stone. We are currently running 8.04 LTS release and a Linux native
>> application would be great.
Next question, I can install software but what exactly do I need to get
the correct glade, should I be using wxglade or perhaps glade with ruby
bindings to make it easier to program?
btw, I am not against using a commercial linux product.
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