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- Subject: Re: [ANN] AbsTK – a widget toolkit for GUI and TUI applications
- From: Pedro Alves Valentim <pedroalvesvalentim@...>
- Date: Mon, 8 May 2017 23:34:29 -0700 (MST)
Dirk Laurie-2 wrote
> 2017-05-08 10:25 GMT+02:00 steve donovan <
>> On Mon, May 8, 2017 at 4:35 AM, Pedro Alves
> > wrote:
>>> I'm here to announce AbsTK. The Abstract ToolKit is a widget toolkit for
>>> and TUI (text-based user interface) applications. It allows you to, with
>>> same source code, build a UI that runs on GUI (GTK) and TUI (Curses).
>>> 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.
I hope it fits ;)
It's pretty minimalist, though. I'll ask you some feedback about it, because
I don't know if the currently implemented widgets are enough in general
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