View Full Version : best GUI option for my simple needs?

Dec 6, 2011, 09:42 PM
I'm brand new to C++/objC. I need to build an app on OSX Lion with xcode that has a very simple GUI. I'd like a fullscreen black window (no menu bar, scrolling, or resizing - just a black screen). In this window I'd like to have minimalist clickable buttons that are single color rectangles with text inside, in a custom layout. That's it. I'd prefer no other pre-designed GUI artifacts of any kind on screen.

As far as CPU usage, I'd like to find the most lightweight way of accomplishing this. Cocoa, wxWidgets? Is there a better option out there? Thanks for your help.

Dec 8, 2011, 09:28 PM
You didn't say what you want these buttons to do when clicked. Depending on your needs, you could maybe get away implementing this as a web page, then using Fluid (http://fluidapp.com/) to turn it into an app which has a full screen mode.