[ubuntu-za] GUI programming in Ubuntu
REENENL at pepstores.com
Thu May 8 07:26:23 BST 2008
On hardy, Lazarus is now part of the repository.
You may want to use it, as it's roots started off to be a Delphi clone.
In some aspects it's much different, but it'll to no time (literally) to
catch up if you were comfortable with Delphi.
I personally use Lazarus for some of my projects, and even though
version 1.0.0 hasn't been reached.
On the other hand it is a 12y old paradigm of programming... and I've
heard really good things about Python with QT programming.
You'll lose a bit of speed with Python, but if it's a GUI and not speed,
then that should work excellent.
From: ubuntu-za-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com
[mailto:ubuntu-za-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Neil Manson
Sent: 07-May-2008 21:34
To: Ubuntu South African Local Community
Subject: [ubuntu-za] GUI programming in Ubuntu
I would like to write a small GUI app for my own use in Ubuntu. I have
some programming experience in Windows (Pascal, Delphi, Visual Basic)
and some Python scripting experience in Linux. I also have a tiny bit of
What language/tools/IDE etc would you recommend for developing a small
Thanks for the input.
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