Best GUI library?

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Best GUI library?

I'm not generally opposed to rolliing my own libraries but a GUI library is really not something I want to do. Is there an accepted "best" GUI library or am I out of luck?

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Re: Best GUI library?

In the past, maybe LoveFrames was that, then came imgui.
I have a GUI project myself that would be minimalistic, simple and easy to use... but sadly it's not done yet.
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Re: Best GUI library?

lizenas wrote:
Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:32 pm
I'm not generally opposed to rolliing my own libraries but a GUI library is really not something I want to do. Is there an accepted "best" GUI library or am I out of luck?
There's a lot of libraries out there. One of which i used is called GOOI.

Also, check this repo for many awesome libraries that includes the gui stuffs.
https://github.com/love2d-community/awesome-love2d

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Re: Best GUI library?

Best heavily relies on specific use case. For example there seems to be no GUI librarys that resembles GUI of XrossMediaBar or early Square Games GUIs.

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Re: Best GUI library?

After countless times of trying to reinvent the wheel I tried a few libraries, but couldn't settle on anything. Right now I'm using Nuklear, it's an immediate mode GUI so it's a little different, but I like it.

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Re: Best GUI library?

I've seen many people using SUIT.
I tried using it and I think that it's a nice library!
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Re: Best GUI library?

Beelz wrote:
Sat Apr 22, 2017 3:13 am
After countless times of trying to reinvent the wheel I tried a few libraries, but couldn't settle on anything. Right now I'm using Nuklear, it's an immediate mode GUI so it's a little different, but I like it.
+1 for Nuklear. It's the only 3rd-party GUI library I felt comfortable with. It is also extremely robust and easy to use.
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Re: Best GUI library?

I really like gspot/gspöt . It's tiny and very powerful. I also added richtext https://github.com/SiENcE/Gspot .

But of couse... Nuklear is a way more professional.

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