Re: Writing front-ends for programs
On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 09:33:37PM -0800, S Yuval wrote:
> I'm curius to know how to write user-friendly front ends to programs.
> I'm referring to programs like KPakage, GnoRPM, aptitude and dselect and the
> various setup utilities for the Apache server that wrap around a console
> based utility (rpm or dpkg, for example). How do I design the console based
> programs? Should I implement an extensive command line argument interface
> for them? How do I parse the output produce? What language is most suitable
> and easiest for writing the user-friendly interface (for instance, Tcl/Tk?
> Python?) ?
I'd use debconf as an user-inteface, and perl or python
or any other scripting language you like to perform the real work.
Francesco P. Lovergine