Re: thoughts on gtk, after Hexsweeper

"Andreas L. Gustafsson" wrote:
> On 23 Oct 2000, Owen Taylor wrote:
> >    Glade does need some easier ways of doing common layout operations;
> >    using glade without knowing how GTK+ geometry management works
> >    is rather mystifying; it would be nice if Glade could help
> >    teach you how it worked.
> Strange you shoudl say this, since almost everyonce involved in GNOME
> programming used to say to me I should use glade. I tried it and got
> mystified since I didn't understood what happened. More documentation is
> way better than how zillions of graphical builders.

erm forgive me for butting into this thread, but i happen to agree
but where does such good doc's exist?

Personaly i have struggled to find good docmentation on perl
with gnome. 
Thou i am only looking at writing a few frount ends to some scripts
that i wrote, it would be good to be able to do in gnome standard
> > And of course, the number 1 tip for GTK+ programming is:
> >  - Don't use C; In my opinion, C is a library programming language
> >    not an app programming language.
> /* religious rant
> C was invented for doing OS developement. To do app programming in C is
> pure idiocy! Being forced to manage memory that way.... *shudder*
> And C++ is just evil more refined...
> But are there any good alternatives? And I mean compiled alternatives.
> What's the state of the Common Lisp bindings? (yeah I know guile exists,
> but it's not that great actually...)
> /* end of religious rant

Perl anyone ?
> /Andreas
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anyone know a coffee making macro for Vim :) 

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