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Re^2: How to install "Perl GUI Loft" on Strawberry Perl?

by Anonymous Monk
on Mar 01, 2013 at 22:33 UTC ( #1021352=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: How to install "Perl GUI Loft" on Strawberry Perl?
in thread How to install "Perl GUI Loft" on Strawberry Perl?

Since the last release of TGL was about 10 years ago and Win32::GUI has changed since then, it kind of is deprecated in a sense. However, I personally still find it useful.

FWIW, Win32::GUI hasn't changed that much in those four years after the last rease of TheGuiLoft, it just got some bug fixes, and a few new widgets, nothing that would break TheGuiLoft

OTOH, why anyone would choose a non-portable toolkit like Win32::GUI, even if they're stuck on Win32 -- makes no sense to me


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Re^3: How to install "Perl GUI Loft" on Strawberry Perl?
by HelenCr (Monk) on Mar 02, 2013 at 03:09 UTC

    @Anonymous Monk: why anyone would choose a non-portable toolkit like Win32::GUI, even if they're stuck on Win32

    Because Win32::GUI seems to be the best Perl GUI toolkit on Windows - I understand that Perl Tk has issues on Windows, and also it doesn't look neat/cool for users used to Windows.

    All my users are using Windows, and will stay so. Unix/Linux is not an option for them - it's corporate.

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