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Old Nov 2, 2011, 07:03 PM   #1
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XCode alternative?

Long story short, I don't have any access to Xcode, or any way to get access to it. Is there any way I could make a program with a GUI that will have about 10 buttons, and each will run a Python script?
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Old Nov 2, 2011, 07:16 PM   #2
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Applescript is a possibility or just do it all in Python:
http://docs.python.org/release/2.5.4/mac/node10.html
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Old Nov 2, 2011, 08:09 PM   #3
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Xcode is available as an optional package on the installation disks for OS X versions previous to Lion, but if you don't want to use it at all check out separate GUI applications such as Cocoa Dialog or Pashua.
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Old Nov 3, 2011, 12:09 AM   #4
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If all you want to do is trigger Python scripts from a GUI interface, you can use a macro program like Keyboard Maestro to do this. Just set up a macro for each script and trigger them via the macro palette.

Alternatively, you can just put all of the scripts in ~/Library/Scripts, and they'll appear under the Script menubar item, which you can enable in the preferences for AppleScript Editor.

A third option would be to bake each scripts into a separate application using Platypus, then just launch them like any other app.
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Old Nov 7, 2011, 05:13 PM   #5
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How about just using Python with Tkinter?
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