wxPython Recipes

A Problem - Solution Approach

Authors: Driscoll, Mike

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  • Provides solutions to common UI issues using wxPython
  • Includes more than 50 recipes to improve GUI development
  • Explores widgets, images, colors, event handling, XML, frames, and much more
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About this book

Quickly discover solutions to common problems, learn best practices, and understand everything wxPython has to offer. This book is for anyone wanting to learn more about how to use the wxPython desktop GUI toolkit. It assumes some prior knowledge of Python and a general understanding of wxPython or GUI development, and contains more than 50 recipes covering various tasks and aspects of the toolkit.

wxPython Recipes guides you step by step. The book takes you through how to create user interfaces in Python, including adding widgets, changing background images, manipulating dialogs, managing data, and much more. Examples target both Python 2.x and 3.x, and cover both wxPython 3.0 and Phoenix, offering a complete collection of ideas to improve your GUI development.

What You'll Learn

  • Work with UI elements such as widgets, buttons, images, boxes, and more
  • Handle data in files and notebooks
  • Implement XML and using XML resources (XRC)
  • Customize the behavior of panels and objects 

Who This Book Is For

People who are already familiar with the Python programming language and also have a basic understanding of wxPython. 

Readers who understand event loops and the basics of creating user interfaces with another Python UI toolkit, such as Tkinter or PyQt.

About the authors

Mike Driscoll started coding in Python in 2006, where his first assignments included porting Windows login scripts and VBA to Python, which introduced him to wxPython. He's done backend programming and front end user interfaces, writes documentation for wxPython, and currently maintains an automated testing framework in Python. He also owns the popular site "Mouse vs Python" at pythonlibrary.org and has written for the Python Software Foundation, DZone and published Python 101 and Python 201.

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eBook 29,74 €
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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Softcover 38,47 €
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  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3236-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
wxPython Recipes
Book Subtitle
A Problem - Solution Approach
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Mike Driscoll
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-3237-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-3237-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-3236-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 348
Number of Illustrations and Tables
4 b/w illustrations, 80 illustrations in colour
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