[PyKDE] Re: Speeding up PyKDE small app

Jim Bublitz jbublitz at nwinternet.com
Thu Apr 28 16:50:08 BST 2005

On Thursday 28 April 2005 05:31, Matej Cepl wrote:
> Jim Bublitz wrote:
> > It's a PyQt app - if it were a PyKDE app it would probably load even
> > slower :(
> Yeah, that's correct. :-)
> > Short of doing something like preloading the dialog (and perhaps keeping
> > it hidden) I don't think coding is going to speed up the load time very
> > much.
> >
> > You could look at doing something in Python/Tcl - I'm not sure if that's
> > much faster, as I suspect some of the load time is due to Python itself
> > starting up and loading modules.
> OK, thanks for this -- it is really helpful. BTW, do you think that kjscmd,
> could be better in this regards (as it hopefully is closer to KDE and thus
> requires less initiative on the part of kjscmd -- contrary to number of
> PyQt/PyKDE which needs to be downloaded -- to make things work)?

Qt also has its own variation on JavaScript, which might be worth a try. I've 
never tried either, so I can't really say if they load faster.


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