[PyQt] RAD with PyQt?

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Thu Jun 12 15:09:53 BST 2008

On Wednesday 11 June 2008 4:56:58 pm Aaron Digulla wrote:
> Hello,
> I was wondering: Is there a Rapid Application Development framework to
> quickly write apps with PyQt?
> Specifically, I'm looking for these features:
> - Connect model fields (properties) to UI elements (for example,
> string fields to text editors or to combo boxes).
> - Connect a python list to a QListView including the standard editor
> (add, move up/down, delete) including a mapper to convert the objects
> in the list strings for display in the view.
> - Same for QTableView (this time, the converter must return strings
> per column).
> - Quickly assemble UI views from basic building blocks (like
> master/detail views).
> - Automatic undo support (including moving of the focus)
> These are all standard plumbing; yet, I haven't seen or heard of a
> framework that supports these basic tasks so I can concentrate on the
> app logic.
> Regards,

Not covering all the above but I've ported a lot of the Enthought Tool Suite 
(http://code.enthought.com) to PyQt over the past 18 months. It's not as 
complete as the wx support as it's done on an as-needed basis.

ETS is aimed at engineering and visualisation applications.


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