A little help would be nice

Nicholas Leippe nick at leippe.com
Thu Jan 19 10:57:45 MST 2017

FYI, QT + Python is a fantastic combination. No compiling required.

On Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 7:35 PM, Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 01/17/2017 09:06 PM, Alan Kirkwood wrote:
> > I've been beating my head against a wall, trying to get a compiler
> working on Linux. I have  $100.00 for someone who will help me get running
> and build a simple "hello world " gui with a text input box and a radio
> "ok" button.
> What do you mean "get a compiler working?"  GCC's C and C++ compilers
> should be installable through your distro's package manager.  On Fedora
> that'd be:
> dnf install gcc-c++ gcc
> GUIs require a toolkit; they aren't part of the compilers.  IDEs are not
> either, though there are some fairly nice IDEs out there, such as
> Kdevelop, Code::Blocks, or Qt Creator.  The latter can ease work with
> the Qt toolkit that Sasha posted an example for (and will be collecting
> the $100 I presume).  Personally I prefer a simple text editor, but I
> only really use Python these days.
> For GUI's there are numerous toolkits available.  Gtk+ and Qt are the
> two main ones used by most modern desktop apps (and have bindings to
> various languages).  There is also FLTK, a light-weight C++ toolkit.
> And probably others.
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