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Is creating a GUI program with AutoIt quite the same as developing it in C++?

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Servant

I think there's only a little difference when you create a GUI program with AutoIt from developing a GUI program by writing it in C++, mostly, if you're including cURL in your project..

Because sometimes, I feel that I can write my AutoIt script in C++ programming language.

But of course, using AutoIt language is much easier (artificially)..

  • Any thoughts (in detail) about it?
  • And about their differences?
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Richard Robertson

C++ requires a lot more work to set up a basic UI. You have to create your window class, register it, create a window with this new class, and listen to the window messages. These messages range anywhere from mouse and keyboard to invisible events caused by the OS.

AutoIt hides pretty much all of the difficult parts.

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cageman

For C++ i would recommend looking at the QT framework, which gives a lot of options.

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