Thursday, September 17, 2009
New Software Development Process, Part 6 - Installing wxFormBuilder, a Form Designing Tool for wxWidgets
Next, I installed the latest version of wxFormBuilder (3.0.57) with the plug-ins for the latest supported controls (wxAdditions). These steps are the ones that I took to install it.
I created the sub-folder
Then, I created the sub-folder
I downloaded wxFormBuilder_v3.0.57.exe from
I downloaded wxAdditions_Plugin_v2.8.7.02-win32.zip from
Installing wxFormBuilder application is pretty straight forward, I just execute wxFormBuilder_v3.0.57.exe
(I didn't install the source code.)
Installing the wxAdditions plug-ins, requires that you have software to unzip the file wxAdditions_Plugin_v2.8.7.02-win32.zip
I used jZip, which is a free WinZip alternative. If you don't already have software to unzip files, you can get jZip from
I opened wxAdditions_Plugin_v2.8.7.02-win32.zip using jZip.
I dragged the wxAdditions folder from the jZip dialog to
Then, I exited from the jZip application.
I opened the "wxAdditions" folder that I dragged from the jZip dialog.
I selected every file in
I cut everything that I selected and paste them in