wxWidgets

Cross-Platform GUI Library - Report issues here: https://trac.wxwidgets.org/ (by wxWidgets)

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  • Best framework to create GUI in linux?
    reddit.com/r/linux | 2021-10-14
    languages: C++..and yeah, pretty much everything else ;) Website mentions "Python, Perl, Ruby and many other languages"
  • How do you create a cross-platform GUI without using Electron?
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-09-10
    https://www.wxwidgets.org/

    It's open source, the code has always felt reasonably clean to me, and it gives your apps native look and feel.

  • WxWidgets
    https://github.com/wxWidgets/wxWidgets ?
  • Code to GUI: Fastest tool ever to swiftly make basic GUI from code
    reddit.com/r/cpp | 2021-08-05
    Hi, for making wizards WxWidgets has a great sample available https://github.com/wxWidgets/wxWidgets/tree/master/samples/wizard. That looks like exactly what you need.
  • Can you recommend a gui library?
    wxWidgets
  • Build help: VeraCrypt compile error with wxWidgets (Linux Manjaro ARM64)
    (Note, per the wxWidgets build documentation, the --disable-shared flag above causes static libraries to be built instead of shared libraries.)
  • VeraCrypt build error with wxWidgets (Linux Manjaro ARM64)
    reddit.com/r/VeraCrypt | 2021-07-01
    ############ Build wxWidgets ################# # cd ~ # mkdir wxwidgets # cd wxwidgets # wget --no-check-certificate https://github.com/wxWidgets/wxWidgets/releases/download/v3.1.5/wxWidgets-3.1.5.tar.bz2 # tar -xjf wxWidgets-3.1.5.tar.bz2 # rm wxWidgets-3.1.5.tar.bz2 # mv wxWidgets-3.1.5 /usr/src/wxwidgets # cd ~ # rm -rf wxwidgets # cd /usr/src/wxwidgets # mkdir buildgtk # cd buildgtk # ../configure --with-gtk --disable-shared # make # make install # ldconfig
  • Is there a GUI creation framework for C++ that's even remotely as easy to use as C#
    reddit.com/r/cpp | 2021-05-01
    Wx widgets is easy to use: https://www.wxwidgets.org
  • Gui for c++
    There are lots of GUI frameworks for C++. If you're looking for a cross-platform one that will hit all of the major OSes, you can try Qt or wxWidgets. There are many many others, but those two generally get a lot of press.
  • New 3.1.5 release of wxWidgets, free and open source library for creating portable native GUI applications, adding wxWebRequest (HTTPS and HTTP/2 support) and about a thousand and a half other changes, is now available.
    reddit.com/r/cpp | 2021-04-15
    Really difficult to know what do you mean, i.e. what kind of information was it missing? FWIW any concrete suggestions for docs improvements are very welcome as reports on https://trac.wxwidgets.org/newticket and PRs to the docs on https://github.com/wxWidgets/wxWidgets/pulls are even more so.
  • Wxwidgets 3.1.5 Released
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-04-14
    FWIW updating from 3.1.4 to 3.1.5 (and then to 3.2.0) should be pretty seamless.

    The documentation does need work, but it's hard to find people volunteering to do it (although a few people do contribute to the docs too and this is something that is always very much appreciated). Any concrete suggestions for improvements are welcome as reports on https://trac.wxwidgets.org/newticket and, as you might have already realized by now, PRs to the docs on https://github.com/wxWidgets/wxWidgets/pulls are even more so.

    Finally, asking questions (on the forum, users mailing list or SO) seems to work pretty well for most people.

  • Ask HN: Best stack for cross-platform desktop app?
    news.ycombinator.com | 2021-04-14
    WxWidgets[0] and Ultimate++[1] are the two. Poco[2] libs are available as well. And for Web frontend there is Wt[3]

    [0] https://www.wxwidgets.org

  • I’m missing the big picture
    wxWidgets - GUI
  • VeraCrypt Opensuse Tumbleweed
    reddit.com/r/openSUSE | 2021-03-12
    - wxWidgets 3.0 shared library and header files installed or wxWidgets 3.0 library source code (available at https://www.wxwidgets.org) -> Gives me error....

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