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Subject: Re: [boost] Thoughts for a GUI (Primitives) Library
From: Artyom (artyomtnk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-09-02 16:50:37

> In fact, I often see people writing GUI using C# and only some performance
>critical components with C++.
> If there is a "good" C++ GUI framework, no one wants the hassle and overhead
>of mixed language programming.

Ok... Sorry but there is a totally different reason for this.

Most of Windows developer works with Microsoft tools and had grown on
what Microsoft had sell them.

So withing Microsoft tools you have either C++/MFC (that is total nightmare) or
which MS pushes forward.

The biggest problem that most GUI developers work on Windows with Windows
tools and believe that what MS sells them is the state of the art...

Now, this picture is absolutely different if you look outside this box.

Now, all Unix world lives happily with Qt and GTKmm that can't be
called "good" C++ GUI frameworks but should be called "Great C++ GUI Frameworks"

So I don't think that C++ lacks of good framework. It may be lacks a framework
that works in Boost style, uses Boost.Signals or Boost.Function,
but other then that, there are great tools.



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