From: Sean McGrath (sean at domain hdl.ie)
Date: Fri 07 May 1999 - 15:00:47 IST
> Lucky me has decided to write my FYP on linux probably in C/C++. For this,
> I'll need to learn a fair amount of programming under X. For people who
> would have learned X programming before, whats the best (in terms of
> difficulty and then final look) toolkit to learn first or would I need to
> learn "pure" X programming first and foremost before I can do anything
> else? I'll probably pick up Tcl/Tk somewhere along the line as well but
> seeing as I will be trying to draw images as well, Tcl/Tk won't get me all
> the way. Suggestions?
Is good and very easy to program with, dont need to know X internals (much
anyway). For a drawing example, look at the gimp :-) Its the easiest
toolkit I've found. This after X11, Xextensions, the awt, motif, XForms...
The perl interface to the gtk is almost a delight to use 8) Anyone else
used it ?
Pure X11 is the most difficult (naturally). See the source of XV for
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