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portable GUI framework?

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I''m developing a 2D sidescroller using OpenGL and SDL, and as I''m getting the engine up and running I''m starting to realize that I''m going to need to develop a good level editor. After glancing at MFC, I decided on looking for something portable...any suggestions? Cross-platform, standard widgets, and (hopefully) a relatively easy objected-oriented stucture are all I''m looking for.

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Look into Java. It took me less than a day to get a full featured tile editor created.

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Qt is the best IMO.

It does ''take over your programs main loop'' but that''s because it has a MUCH cleaner solution than a monolithic loop to handle messages. Check it out at www.trolltech.com

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Although it probably isn''t much of an issue for you, since this is only for a game tool, and not a real application, wxWindows actually uses native widgets on Windows, unlike Qt. But, that probably won''t be a deciding factor for you.

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But I need something that doesn''t take over the main loop, regardless of how monolithic the concept of a main loop might be.

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quote:
Original post by stodge
But I need something that doesn''t take over the main loop, regardless of how monolithic the concept of a main loop might be.


PUI (now part of PLIB)

It is glut based however can be used independantly (apparently though I''ve never tried).....


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