I strongly feel that Tkx is the way forward in GUI programming in Perl. It provides direct access to all widgets in Tck/Tk that look great (via the Tcl/Tk styles widgets), and can be written in a code that is similar enough to Perl Tk to make the conversion relatively simple.
As yet, I don't know many full-blown applications written in Tkx, except for ActiveState's PerlApp and a language analysis tool called AntWordProfiler (www.antlab.sci.waseda.ac.jp/software.....
However, the documentation for Tkx is not good and you will spend a lot of time trying to figure out the conversion from Tcl/Tk code to Perl Tkx in some cases. The conversion is simple but just isn't documented well.
There is good news though. Documentation at www.tkdocs.com/tutorial/ has recently been written that is clear and detailed. Anyone interested in Tkx should visit here before doing any serious work.
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I'm really enjoying using this module, much moreso than the older Tk set of modules. The only snag I had was my Mac (running OS X 10.5) had an older verion of Tcl/Tk (8.4), which caused some things to not work well. Once I upgraded (I used ActiveState's 8.5.4 distribution), I've not had any problems. Between the documentation with this distribution and the referenced Tk documention at tkdocs.com, I feel pretty confident.
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