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[nycphp-talk] good language for small GUI app?

Mutaz Musa mutazmusa at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 09:48:18 EST 2010


I would personally go with wxPython for this sort of task. I've used phpgtk
in the past but found it cumbersome and awkward. If she'll only be using it
on a windows box then VB is as good a choice as any.

Best,
Mutaz

On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 9:42 AM, David Mintz <david at davidmintz.org> wrote:

> Here's a question I know you're all gonna love.
>
> I'm considering writing a small desktop GUI app for my psychotherapist wife
> to manage her patient records. It will run on Linux but I guess it would be
> good if it's cross-platform. I think sqlite would be a good choice for the
> backend. What's a good programming language for the front? It looks like
> Python is a popular choice for this kind of scenario.
>
> I happen to speak PHP, Java (went to the trouble of getting Sun-certified
> in 2006 but have rarely used the language), and Perl (though I was never a
> black belt and haven't used it much for years). This would provide an excuse
> to learn another language.
>
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