[Centos] OT: Which programming language should I use?

Fri Jan 28 03:03:52 UTC 2005
Matt Shields <mattboston at gmail.com>

never used it, but check out http://www.wxwindows.org/

On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 16:10:58 -0600, Benjamin J. Weiss
<benjamin at birdvet.org> wrote:
> Sorry for the OT post, just looking for a pointer from somebody who's
> been there and done that.
> I'm looking to write a program that will allow for managing documents
> that have been encrypted with AES.  I want the program to be as
> cross-platform as possible, so at the least it needs to run in
> Win2K/WinXP and in linux X-windows (X.org).
> Now, I used to write in Java a few years ago, so I guess that's an
> option.  My concerns are that back then Java was slow, and I don't know
> if there's an easy-to-use cross-platform crypto library for Java.
> I've seen at least one program that was written in python and Tkinter on
> the web that offers the source for running in linux, and they offer a
> .exe download.  (http://www.axware.nl)  I don't know how they do it, but
> I saw a claim on the web that python/Tkinter was a great cross-platform
> combo.
> The idea is that the user will type in a passphrase and the program will
> grab the file and either display it (if simple, like text) or launch
> another program (like pdf).  I'll also need to figure out how to tell
> the program not to swap the memory to disk
> Any ideas?
> Thanks!
> Ben
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