[PyQt] Re: ANN: new framework based on PyQt released

Joshua Kugler jkugler at bigfoot.com
Fri Apr 25 21:34:34 BST 2008

Nabil SEFRIOUI wrote:
> PyDADL stands for Python Distributed Application Development Library, it's
> a framework that aims to be a helper for GUI development and deployment.
> PyDADL works like a web application, the server holds almost everything
> and the client receives UI descriptions in XML format and initiates the UI
> objects on the fly. Callback functions are executed on the server via the
> XML-RPC protocol. It is also possible to execute code in the client side
> like javascript in a web browser. The difference between a web application
> and a PyDADL application is that the client is not a browser but a native
> GUI, you benefit from the advantages of a web application and the
> flexibility of a native graphical interface.

This does sound exciting. A lot of the benefits of a browser (near zero
deployment cost) with all the power of Qt4.  I look forward to see this
progress.  As was mentioned, being able to use Qt4 .ui files as the basis
for the GUI would be great.


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