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- Subject: Re: [ANN] AbsTK – a widget toolkit for GUI and TUI applications
- From: Dirk Laurie <dirk.laurie@...>
- Date: Mon, 8 May 2017 14:01:43 +0200
2017-05-08 10:25 GMT+02:00 steve donovan <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Mon, May 8, 2017 at 4:35 AM, Pedro Alves
> <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I'm here to announce AbsTK. The Abstract ToolKit is a widget toolkit for GUI
>> and TUI (text-based user interface) applications. It allows you to, with the
>> same source code, build a UI that runs on GUI (GTK) and TUI (Curses). AbsTK
>> is written in Lua and uses lgi and lcurses bindings.
> I must agree with Enrico, this is very cool. What I like is that the
> backend widget library doesn't take over everything.
> It is like my old friend xdialog (now called zenity) without the awful
I have a few Python programs for e.g. compiling crosswords and
solving Sudoku-like puzzles that I have not migrated to Lua because
there was no satisfactori user interfaces. This might be the answer.