I really like Nodebox. The idea of mixing the Ease of use and Power of Python with the Rendering of Quartz, is simply great. One of my favourite things about it is the great quality of the rendering; it’s just gorgeous.

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Within a few hours, I went back to the level I had a few years ago, when I started with Nodebox.
One of the greatest things about it is the Excellent Typographic support, courtesy AAT and Quartz.

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The only grip I used to have against it was the limit on libraries, as Nodebox restricts the Python environment, but after a few hours, I got a very simple solution:

mkdir /Applications/NodeBox/NodeBox.app/Contents/Resources/Python
ln -s /Library/Python/2.5/site-packages /Applications/NodeBox/NodeBox.app/Contents/Resources/Python

After this, all the import statements worked as a charm, so now it’s time to make use of it.

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