What to use to develop GUIs in C++?

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  • imgui

    Dear ImGui: Bloat-free Graphical User interface for C++ with minimal dependencies

  • tracy

    C++ frame profiler

    Just look at this one which was done using ImGui: https://github.com/wolfpld/tracy

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  • ImFrame

    dear imgui + glfw framework

    If you just want an empty app in which you can play with ImGui, you can use a lightweight framework like ImFrame.

  • pybind11

    Seamless operability between C++11 and Python

    Some work on the C++ side will be required. There's https://github.com/pybind/pybind11 for example.

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