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A Python native, OS native GUI toolkit.

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Toga
====

A Python native, OS native GUI toolkit.

Prerequisites
~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Minimum requirements
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

* Toga requires **Python 3**. Python 2 is not supported.

* If you're on macOS, you need to be on 10.7 (Lion) or newer.

* If you're on Linux, you need to have GTK+ 3.10 or later. This is the version
that ships starting with Ubuntu 14.04 and Fedora 20. You also need to install
the Python 3 bindings to GTK+.

* We're working on Windows support, but not all features and widgets are supported. At a minimum, you'll need Python 3 and .NET Framework 4. This has been tested on Windows 10, but should work on 7 and 8. Pull requests, help and corrections are most welcome.

Optional extras
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

If you want to use the WebView widget, you'll
also need to have WebKit, plus the GI bindings to WebKit installed. This means
you'll need to install the following:
* **Ubuntu 14.04** ``apt-get install python3-gi gir1.2-webkit-3.0``

* **Ubuntu 16.04 / Debian 8** ``apt-get install python3-gi gir1.2-webkit2-4.0``
or ``apt-get install python3-gi gir1.2-webkit-3.0``

* **Fedora** ``dnf install python3-gobject pywebkitgtk``
or ``yum install python3-gobject pywebkitgtk``

Other distros should be similar, but feel free to send a pull request with updated dependencies if needed.

If these requirements aren't met, Toga either won't work at all, or won't have
full functionality.

Quickstart
~~~~~~~~~~

To get a demonstration of the capabilities of Toga, run the following::

$ pip install toga-demo
$ toga-demo

This will pop up a GUI window with some sample widgets.

Documentation
~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Documentation for Toga can be found on `Read The Docs`_.

Community
~~~~~~~~~

Toga is part of the `BeeWare suite`_. You can talk to the community through:

* `@pybeeware on Twitter`_

* The `pybee/general`_ channel on Gitter.

Contributing
~~~~~~~~~~~~

If you experience problems with Toga, `log them on GitHub`_. If you
want to contribute code, please `fork the code`_ and `submit a pull request`_.

.. _BeeWare suite: http://pybee.org
.. _Read The Docs: https://toga.readthedocs.io
.. _@pybeeware on Twitter: https://twitter.com/pybeeware
.. _pybee/general: https://gitter.im/pybee/general
.. _log them on Github: https://github.com/pybee/toga/issues
.. _fork the code: https://github.com/pybee/toga
.. _submit a pull request: https://github.com/pybee/toga/pulls


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