Erlang port to the Java Virtual Machine
Thu Jun 1 13:39:25 CEST 2006
Andrew Lentvorski wrote:
> Wx -- Lots of code for no gain. Three different projects I have worked
> with started with Wx and dumped it for custom wrappers. The quality of
> abstraction is poor. Generally, you either need:
> A) Something which has very weak UI needs, in which case *anything* will
> work and the choice should be for something fast and lightweight (aka.
> Tk) even if it looks a bit crummy. In this case, Wx is a huge overkill.
> B) Something which needs a sophisticated UI, in which case you have to
> go to the base GUI because the differences are significant (drawing area
> abstractions, custom widgets, etc.). In which case, Wx can't solve the
Audacity, AVG Anti-virus, Amaya, Tortoise CVS, ...
Are you sure it's WxWidgets that is the problem?
For example, Wired (http://sourceforge.net/projects/wired)
does not look like it has "very weak UI needs". Nor does
Audacity, for that matter. But I'm no GUI programmer.
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