Python GUI Programming with PAGE: Create professional-looking GUIs for Python applications efficiently and effectively
Unlock the power of PAGE and create stunning Python GUIs with ease
- Explore RAD GUI programming concepts in Python with real-world examples.
- Explore exciting third-party libraries for enhanced GUI development.
- Learn to incorporate third-party Tk and ttk widgets into your own Python programs.
PAGE is a Tkinter-based GUI designer for Python, available for free and as an open-source tool. It generates native Python code, enabling users to swiftly create Graphical Interfaces for their Python programs. If you’re eager to delve into GUI development for your Python programs, then this book is your go-to resource.
This comprehensive book is your guide from installing the PAGE designer to mastering the creation of complex GUI interfaces. It covers a wide range of topics, from building front-end interfaces for SQLite databases (and other databases) to utilizing the Canvas widget for drawing shapes and text. The book explores various aspects, including working with standard Tk widgets (such as buttons and entry), leveraging the capabilities of the ttk toolkit, and extending GUI functionality through third-party widget libraries and custom widgets. Each chapter presents real-world usable programs that challenge readers to enhance their skills and become more productive in your programming careers.
By the end of the book, you will possess the skills and knowledge to confidently develop your own GUI Python programs.
What you will learn
- Learn how to install and start PAGE correctly.
- Explore the various widgets in the Tk and ttk toolkit that PAGE supports.
- Learn how to use graphic images in your projects.
- Understand how to communicate with a SQLite database and display data from it.
- Create projects that have more than one form and learn how to control those forms.
Who this book is for
This book is for beginners and advanced Python programmers who wish to create attractive and logical user interfaces for Python. It is also for professionals who wish to explore Rapid Application Development (RAD) techniques for creating Python GUI programs.