Re: [dev] Suckless Laser GUI

From: Jens Staal <>
Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2013 12:33:27 +0200

On 2013-07-02 12:33, David wrote:
> Am 02.07.2013 09:46, schrieb Edgaras:
>> On Tue, Jul 02, 2013 at 08:11:36AM +0200, David wrote:
>>> Am 02.07.2013 07:08, schrieb Edgaras:
>>>> I think you should reconsider tk, though you need to install tcl and tk, tk is
>>>> quite nice to work with (with exception of some small hiccups), and if you have
>>>> a cli for controlling everything it should wrap around it quite well.
>>> I personally find Tk horrible.
>> Horible in what way? Apart from web crap. what are alternatives to quickly
>> creating guis? Especially when you just need wrapper around some cli tool?
> It looks like crap on every platform, the api is painful (even though
> defenitly not the worst I have ever seen).
> I would probably go with Gtk if it has to be C (or my own, -> OpenGL).
> If you have e.g. python, I'd use wx and if I really need advanced
> controls and a highly dynamic GUI, Qt.
> Tk has none of the advantages each of the "3 Major" (gtk, wx, Qt),
> additionally (as mentioned before), it looks like crap on every platform.
> - David

What about EFL? It is C, permissive and can be made to look pretty OK...

no experience making something with it however.
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