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Re: [OCLUG-Tech] Linux apps?

On 10/12/12 Rob Echlin said:

> Hi
> Has anyone here written GUI applications for Linux?
> I am interested in writing a relatively simple app to start with,
> prefereably in Python, maybe Perl if Python is too much work to get libs
> for.
> Examples:
> - list the up/down status of a couple of web sites, 
> - maybe something more complicated, maybe to list the unread emails available on a couple of accounts, 
> - then a truly trivial graphical game, something  like "Hello Gamer
> rfinnius- you have pressed 11 keys since the app started".
>      - Where rfinnius is your login name.

Python with Tkinter is more than sufficient for this. You can graduate up to
Gtk or Qt if you want a more sophisticated api.

> Also, is anyone familiar with doing those things with the Enlightenment libraries?
> Is Python supported well in Enlightenment?

No idea. Does anyone use Enlightenment anymore?




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