[PyQt] Any Large PyQt Projects?

Geert Vancompernolle geert.discussions at gmail.com
Sun Feb 22 12:39:23 GMT 2009

Brent Villalobos wrote:
> I'm looking for examples from people who have written large PyQt 
> applications and I would like to hear your opinions on what worked 
> well and what did not specifically with choosing python over C/C++.  
> In particular, how does your python application handle tasks that 
> require a lot of computation?  How does it handle multiple thread 
> performance given python's limitations on only running on one CPU 
> (global interpreter lock)?  I don't need too much detail (obviously 
> nothing proprietary), but I just want to know if anyone has any "red 
> flags" that people should be aware of before writing a large python 
> gui app with things like openGL contexts and heavy mathematical 
> computation?
> Let's make this interesting and see who has written the largest PyQt 
> application.  How many lines of code are we talking about?  10,000?  
> 100,000? 1,000,000!!!!???
> -Brent
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Maybe the application *Spyrit* might in"spyre" you too?  See 
http://sourceforge.net/projects/spyrit.  Not that big, but very 
interesting to learn a lot of things...

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