[lug] VisualBasic'ish program and Linux (yikes!)

D. Stimits stimits at idcomm.com
Sun Nov 12 18:28:57 MST 2000

Ken Kinder wrote:
> Hey, I'm not into much non-web development work, but a friend of mine at work
> is a big VB fan and wants something similar to Linux (something useable, not
> vaporish) -- so far, I've referred him to Visual TCL, idle (for Python), Glade
> (for C/C++/Perl/whatnot) and Cygnus's C++ tools.
> Can anything think of a good high-level prototyping IDE for a high-level
> language that's reasonably stable? I've been selling him on how great Python
> is, so if you know of a good Python one (I haven't found anything but a Glade
> Python generator, and wxWindows/wxDesigner, both of which need help), that
> would be even better.

Avoid Cygnus Code Fusion and Source Navigator. It is buggy, and has a
few *very* irritating quirks. Since RH took over, they also fail to
respond to email at times.

> Any suggestions would be great.
> Personally, I'm a big fan of pyGtk, but I think he's looking for a prototyping
> system.
> --
> Ken Kinder
> www.kenkinder.com
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