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Once you get into writing code you will need the GTK+/Gnome API documentation and might find the tutorial at and the API documentation at useful.

You can find an introductory article on using with Python at

Some useful books include:

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Beginning GTK+ and Gnome Programming, by Peter Wright, 613 pages, published May 2000 by Wrox Press, ISBN 1861003811. Covers glib, Gtk+, and Gnome. Also covers Glade but rather skimpily. Suitable for the beginner.

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GTK+/Gnome Application Development, by Havoc Pennington, 492 pages, published August 1999 by New Riders, ISBN 0735700788. Provides extensive coverage of the GTK+/Gnome APIs and is a good guide to getting up and started with Gtk+/Gnome.

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Developing Linux Applications with GTK+ and GDK, by Eric Harlow, 512 pages, published February 1999 by MacMillan, ISBN 0735700214. Provides a basic introduction to using the GDK and GTK+ toolkits, but not the Gnome toolkit.

Teach Yourself Gtk+ Programming in 21 Days by Donna Martin, et al.

GTK+/Gnome Application Development by Havoc Pennington.

Gnome/Gtk+ Programming Bible by Arthur Griffith.

Linux Application Development by Michael K. Johnson, Erik W. Troan.

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