Tkinter GUI Programming by Example
Leverage the power of Python and its de facto GUI framework to build highly interactive interfacesKey Features The fundamentals of Python and GUI programming with Tkinter. Create multiple cross-platform projects by integrating a host of third-party libraries and tools. Build beautiful and highly-interactive user interfaces that target multiple devices.Book DescriptionTkinter is a modular, cross-platform application development toolkit for Python. When developing GUI-rich applications, the most important choices are which programming language(s) and which GUI framework to use. Python and Tkinter prove to be a great combination. This book will get you familiar with Tkinter by having you create fun and interactive projects. These projects have varying degrees of complexity. We'll start with a simple project, where you'll learn the fundamentals of GUI programming and the basics of working with a Tkinter application. After getting the basics right, we'll move on to creating a project of slightly increased complexity, such as a highly customizable Python editor. In the next project, we'll crank up the complexity level to create an instant messaging app. Toward the end, we'll discuss various ways of packaging our applications so that they can be shared and installed on other machines without the user having to learn how to install and run Python programs.What you will learn Create a scrollable frame via theCanvas widget Use the pack geometry manager andFrame widget to control layout Learn to choose a data structurefor a game Group Tkinter widgets, such asbuttons, canvases, and labels Create a highly customizablePython editor Design and lay out a chat windowWho this book is forThis book is for beginners to GUI programming who haven’t used Tkinter yet and are eager to start building great-looking and user-friendly GUIs. Prior knowledge of Python programming is expected.
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