Archive for the 'gui' Category

PyLan a GTD todo application written in python and PyGTK – part three

Wednesday, July 4th, 2007

PyLan three Hello welcome to the long-time-coming third article in this tutorial. I apologize to everyone (anyone?) that was waiting for it. I have been very busy as of late and have had much of my time taken up by a few other python projects, that I hope to be able to show you all [...]

PyLan a GTD todo application written in python and PyGTK – part two

Sunday, March 11th, 2007

PyLan two This is part two of the PyLan tutorial series, if you want to follow along with the code in detail, and have not done so already, you should read part one of this series. In this tutorial I will go over the following items: Showing a popup window Working with a gtk.Calendar widget [...]

PyLan a GTD todo application written in python and PyGTK – part one

Saturday, February 17th, 2007

Introduction All right, many of you have probably heard of, or read, David Allen’s book Getting Things Done if not it’s a pretty interesting book about how to organize the things in your life. As I was reading it I thought that a simple todo list could be created using Python and PyGTK pretty easily, [...]

Creating a GUI using Python, WxWidgets, and wxPython

Monday, January 29th, 2007

After putting off this tutorial for as long as I possibly could (I’m not sure why) I have finally decided to buckle down and learn how to use WxWidgets using the WxPython Python bindings. Installing Getting WxWidgets and WxPython installed on my Debian Linux computer was as simple as installing the python-wxgtk2.6 Debian package. If [...]

WordPy 0.2 – Using XML to Save and Load Data

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006

All right, so we have our base WordPy application running, so let’s try to extend it a bit more by letting you load and save blog posts to and from an xml file. Please note that this tutorial simply shows one method of saving and loading data using xml, there are many different methods and [...]

IronPython Hello World Tutorial

Monday, October 2nd, 2006

As some of you may have heard IronPython 1.0 has been released. If you don’t’ know what IronPython is, it’s: a new implementation of the Python programming language running on .NET. It supports an interactive console with fully dynamic compilation. It is well integrated with the rest of the .NET Framework and makes all .NET [...]

Extending our PyGTK Application

Saturday, September 2nd, 2006

In this tutorial we are going to extend our PyWine application to allowing you to edit the items that you have added to the list and save an load the wine lists you create so that you don’t have to keep entering them in all the time.

Writing a Custom Widget Using PyGTK

Tuesday, July 25th, 2006

One of the things that I wanted to add to my simple PyWine application was an easy way for people to rate their wine. There were lots of different ways to do it but since I was looking for a tutorial to write I decided that I wanted to do it the way that you [...]

Building an Application with PyGTK and Glade

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

After working with PyGTK and Glade for my first tutorial, I decided to write another more complex tutorial but I couldn’t think of a topic (Note: If you have any suggestions for any tutorials or posts I’d love to hear them) so I decided to work on creating a simple application and hopefully useful topics [...]

Creating a GUI using PyGTK and Glade

Sunday, May 7th, 2006

After spending some time creating a GUI using TKinter and having it be pretty easy, but getting frustrated by how linked my code and the GUI was, I decided to look into creating a GUI using another toolkit. After looking around at the options for a while I settled on using PyGTK and Glade The [...]