Chapter 1. Welcome to the Griffon revolution


This chapter covers
  • What Griffon is all about
  • Installing Griffon
  • Building your first Griffon application
  • Understanding how Griffon simplifies desktop development


Welcome to a revolution in how desktop applications are designed, developed, and maintained. You may be wondering, a revolution against what exactly? Let’s begin with how you pick the application’s source layout, or how you organize build time versus runtime dependencies. What about keeping the code clean? How do you deal with multithreading concerns? Can you extend an application’s capabilities with plugins? These are but a few of the most common obstacles that must be sorted out in order to get an application out the door. Many hurdles ...

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