[sf-perl] Porting to Windows and writing a GUI? (ugh)

Dan Dascalescu ddascalescu at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 20:12:31 PDT 2008

I've found Win32::GUI much easier to comprehend, use and get started with.


On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 6:54 PM, Joe Brenner <doom at kzsu.stanford.edu> wrote:
>  David Ljung Madison <pm.org at daveola.com> wrote:
>  > I have a shareware script that I've mostly ported to Windows
>  > via CygWin (and ActivePerl, at one point).
>  >
>  > I wanted to write/get a GUI front-end to call the script
>  > (and maybe an installer as well) so I can make it a little
>  > more user-friendly for the non-perl users out there.
>  There are a few existing toolkits that could be used to do something
>  like this.  Tk is the traditional one, but lately people have been
>  talking about Wx, which I believe is supposed to look a little better
>  (or more like a native app):
>   http://search.cpan.org/dist/Wx/
>  If you try this, don't forget to check the Install file:
>   "You need to install wxWidgets before you can compile wxPerl."

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