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Python Programming On Win32 by Mark Hammond, Andy Robinson

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Writing a Delphi User Interface

Little of what we have seen is specific to Visual Basic. You can call Python COM servers from any language that supports COM, and we know of substantial programs using Visual Basic, Visual Basic for Applications, Visual C++, Delphi and PowerBuilder. We have also implemented a cut-down BookSet browser in Delphi, which is included in the examples for this chapter. We’ll show a few edited highlights.

The authors believe that Delphi is a superior language to Visual Basic. However, in a corporate environment the choice is usually made for you. We will try to restrain our comparisons to how each language interacts with our Python COM server.

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