From: Robert W. Bill <rbill@di...> - 2001-01-25 01:34:40
[On Wed, 24 Jan 2001, Anne Wilson wrote]
> Hello jython developers,
> I am a devoted fan of python. Six to nine months ago I looked into
> JPython but was disappointed to find that it did not support the tkinter
> module. Is this because tkinter relies on tcl and tk?
"C" really- first things first.
> What kind of GUI tools does jython provide?
What Java provides.
> Anything based on swing?
Not really "based on"...
It's likely you spend a lot of time with CPython where there is a clear
distinction between the Python code and the C code. CXX,
extensionclasses, swig, etc make for a intimidating bump between
C and Python. However, it's this sense of boundary that evaporates in
Jython with ">>>import java". You just may not realize it at first :)
In other words, it is AWT, Swing and GUI components written for java
because you import things that are Java. The demos that are installed
with Jython include AWT and Swing demos.
> Are there any plans along these lines for the future?
Based on the above I'm tempted to say, "The future is here." But that
would be melodramatic, opportunistic and painful<wink>.
Do visit the docs at http://jython.sourceforge.net/docs/index.html
then just try and stop yourself from going to:
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