[vtkusers] Re: choosing the best tool for creating GUIs

Randy Heiland heiland at ncsa.uiuc.edu
Mon Sep 23 13:06:22 EDT 2002

On Sep 23,  9:32am, Steve Boyd wrote:
> Subject: [vtkusers] Re: choosing the best tool for creating GUIs
> Hi,
> I'm in the same situation where I have a number of C++ classes that I've
> developed and would like to use in a GUI.
> Nobody seems to have talked about Java as a good tool and I was
> wondering if I've missed something important.  I would have thought that
> the 'swing' classes in Java would make it attractive as an application
> can 'look at home' on any platform.  It seems to me not too hard to
> implement to make GUIs (naive?), and it has the added advantage that it
> can easily be turned into applets for use with internet browsers.  Also,
> my code wraps into Java quite nicely following the cmake instructions,
> etc.
> Should I be considering Python et al. more closely instead of Java?

For an option that combines the two, see jython.org


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