Re: [Rd] Link between Qt GUI and R

From: Barry Rowlingson <b.rowlingson_at_lancaster.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2011 08:11:04 +0100

On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 2:00 AM, typhoong <graham.li_at_eurus-energy.com> wrote:
> hi everyone, thanks for all the tips.
>
>
> Barry, can you tell me why you think PyQT is by far the best way?

 I said that conditional on you knowing or wanting to learn Python. Python interacts with Qt in much the same way as C++ interacts with it, but without the annoying compile and link steps of C++ (Python is an interpreted language). Qt was designed to work with C++, and so development with Python and C++ should be faster than most other Qt interfaces.

So if you already know Python, and your R scripts are already in the can ready to go, there's less point learning, or even constructing, some R-Qt interface than using the well-established and robust Python-Qt interface.

Barry



R-devel_at_r-project.org mailing list
https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-devel Received on Mon 12 Sep 2011 - 07:13:47 GMT

This quarter's messages: by month, or sorted: [ by date ] [ by thread ] [ by subject ] [ by author ]

All messages

Archive maintained by Robert King, hosted by the discipline of statistics at the University of Newcastle, Australia.
Archive generated by hypermail 2.2.0, at Tue 13 Sep 2011 - 12:00:29 GMT.

Mailing list information is available at https://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-devel. Please read the posting guide before posting to the list.

list of date sections of archive