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Friday February 15, 2002
07:24 PM

Event/windows programming

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I'm looking for recommendations for good programming books covering GUI/windows/event programming. All of my programming experience is script and web based, and I have almost no clue on how to go about creating a windowing based application. I'd prefer a language nuetral approach, but am capable of following just about any language.

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  • The easiest cross-platform GUI programming "language" is Perl/Tk. The book you'll want is called "Mastering Perl/Tk" (not to be confused with "Learning Perl/Tk").

    Don't let the title scare you. It's definitely the book you want.

    From a Perl perspective there isn't much else in terms of cross-platform GUI libraries. Heck, there isn't anything in print that I know of with regards to Perl and other graphical toolkits.

    The only other graphical toolkits I know of that have a Perl wrapper out there are GTK