Diving Right In: HelloWorld Done with Glade

This section repeats the HelloWorld non-application you used in Chapter 2, “GTK+ for VB Developers,” but this time, it uses Glade.

One of the primary strengths—some would say the most important strength—of VB is that the IDE abstracted the user interface from the “work” code behind the scenes. It allowed the developer to click and drag the visual part of the application into place, without having to compile and run the application to see how it looks, only how it works. As you saw in Chapter 2, most of the code was concerned with setting up and configuring how the application would present itself visually when it first started. And that was a very simple screen.

HelloWorld Redux, Step by Step

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