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Recommendations of wxWindows Dev Environment?


Anyone have any experience with a wxWindows IDE they found productive?

Do any of them approach VB or RealBasic in terms of productivity? (Autocompletion,etc.)

The real Entrepreneur
Wednesday, February 18, 2004

Both Dev-C++ and Visual C++ work pretty well under Windows.  For UNIX development it's whatever tools you happen to prefer.

On the wxWindows Wiki ( http://wiki.wxwindows.org ) there were some notes about setting up Visual C++ and getting context sensitive help to work.  I didn't try to get the code completion to work though, because I found the HTML help file to be more than sufficient.

As far as productivity, my personal C++ bias leads me to believe that even emacs and a command window would make wxWindows more productive than Visual Basic.  Obviously, your mileage may vary.

Clay Dowling
Wednesday, February 18, 2004

I played with wxdesigner ($$, generates perl, python,c++) and wxglade(generates python, c++, XRC). Wxdesigner is more polished and feature rich.

http://wxglade.sourceforge.net/
http://www.roebling.de/

Tom Vu
Wednesday, February 18, 2004

I have been using Dialog Blocks http://www.anthemion.co.uk/dialogblocks/ for some time now and am quite happy with it. The thing I particularly like is that I can separate out the visual design of my app from the coding, quite different from VB but on a reasonable size project it has a lot of benefits.

Having said that I don't think you are going to get near the level of productivity you'd have with VB or Delphi.

Tony Edgecombe
Thursday, February 19, 2004

Try looking into C++BuilerX
http://www.borland.com/cbuilderx/

McProgrammer
Thursday, February 19, 2004

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