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Old 01-04-2004, 12:08 PM   #1
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Question What GUI library should i use?

that's the question.. i've been taking a look in the internet and the main options i consider are gtkmm and wxwindows... maybe gtk+ but i preffer c++... i don't like qt because of the license...
i would like to do cross-platform development.. so what do u think? what's the best library? wxwindows seems to be better for cross-platform cause gtk+ emulates the widgets in other operative systems... which one is more stable?
but gtk should be better supported, more documentation and better rads... isn't it? and if i have to learn a gui library i don't want to have to learn another one 2 days after... if some library die that would be wxwindows cause is less known and they don't have a great project supporting it like kde or gnome improving qt and gtk+... even when borland is going to use wxwindows for c++ builder...
i don't know.. :P what should i use?

pd: sorry about my english :blush:
Old 01-04-2004, 12:39 PM   #2
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"what's the best library?"

About a year ago I went through the same logic that you use and chose Gtk+. Gtk+ and Qt are popular enough to be supported and developed for a long time and you find those libraries installed on everybody's machine. Gtk+ has a better license than QT.

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Old 01-05-2004, 10:37 AM   #3
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thx jailbait let's see what can i do with this library


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