[clug] CLUG meeting 25 September 2003

Darren Freeman daz111 at rsphysse.anu.edu.au
Tue Sep 23 16:35:29 EST 2003

On Mon, 2003-09-22 at 21:49, Brad Hards wrote:
> OK so what else do people want to hear about?

I want to hear about rapid prototyping of relatively portable GUI apps.

I am hoping to get the same functionality in my lab that others have
when using VB or VC++. Preferably in C++ or Python.

I tried QT3 but found that it was really nice on Linux and not available
free-as-in-beer on Windows. The last no-cost Windows version is 2.x and
as a result my great GUI app was killed after it was half finished,
since I couldn't be bothered going to QT2 and was thoroughly pissed off
with the whole affair.

Windows was only needed to run the National Instruments motion control
card. It's so mega-proprietary you can't even plug it in without a


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