[ALUG] Does anyone here use Gambas?

Laurie Brown laurie at brownowl.com
Wed Jan 20 10:38:28 GMT 2016


On 19/01/16 22:07, Chris Green wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 09:59:44PM +0000, steve-ALUG at hst.me.uk wrote:
>> On 19/01/16 20:54, Chris Green wrote:
>>> As per the subject, I'm wondering whether Gambas would be a useful
>>> tool for me.  In particular for creating GUI data entry programs for
>>> sqlite3.
>>>
>> I'm a big fan of BASIC, but haven't used Gambas.  To be honest, I'd've
>> thought that something a bit more main-stream would probably be better as
>> it'd be better supported and more on-line help and examples.  That's just a
>> gut feeling though.  I'd guess at python and one of it's gui-attachments.
>> Alternatively there may  be a data-entry front end package somewhere.
>>
> Your echoing my feelings, I'm familiar with and I like Python.
> However Gambas does seem to have some rather nice sqlite and GUI
> abilities.

A mate of mine used it extensively for quite a while and really liked
it. It's fast and simple. Maybe just have a play?

If you want a new skill which can be used at CLI, on web pages and has
GUI capabilities, then Ruby is probably a good place to look.

FWIW.

Cheers, Laurie.
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