Create captivating graphics with ease and bring them to life using Packt's new Python book

February 2011 | Cookbooks, Open Source

Python 2.6 Graphics cookbook is the latest addition to Packt's library of Python books, aimed at Python programmers who want to create animated graphics to represent real-world scenarios. Written by Mike Ohlson de Fine, the book has recipes that will show enthusiastic users like teachers, scholars, students, and engineers how to make fascinating models and demonstrations using powerful Python methods.

Python is a programming language that lets one work more quickly and integrate their systems more effectively. Programmers can learn to use Python and see almost immediate gains in productivity and lower maintenance costs.

Python 2.6 Graphics cookbook starts off with advice on installing Python and creating basic programs for making lines and shapes using the built-in Tkinter module, working with raster images and animating them by combining them with vector images. Readers will then learn how to manipulate font size, color, the tricky task of text placement and animate graphics using various Python methods. After working through this book, readers will be comfortable creating complex programs with 2D vector graphics, animations and GUIs for different purposes.

Using this book, readers will also learn to optimize the storage and retrieval of graphics using hard disks, datastreams and create beautiful patterns by setting any number of pivot points in different directions. Furthermore, they will learn to use trajectory traces to examine the history of execution required for animating specific behavior of objects.

Backed by over 100 recipes with illustrative screenshots, this book is perfect for Python programmers interested creating and animating graphic objects. Basic knowledge of Python programming is required and access to the Web and Google will be useful. This book is out now! For more information please visit :www.packtpub.com/python-2-6-graphics-cookbook/book

 

Python 2.6 Graphics Cookbook
      Over 100 great recipes for creating and animating graphics using Python

For more information, please visit: https://www.packtpub.com/python-2-6-graphics-cookbook/book

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