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Qt5 Python GUI Programming Cookbook

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Learn
  • Use basic Qt components, such as a radio button, combo box, and sliders
  • Use QSpinBox and sliders to handle different signals generated on mouse clicks
  • Work with different Qt layouts to meet user interface requirements
  • Create custom widgets and set up customizations in your GUI
  • Perform asynchronous I/O operations and thread handling in the Python GUI
  • Employ network concepts, internet browsing, and Google Maps in UI
  • Use graphics rendering and implement animation in your GUI
  • Make your GUI application compatible with Android and iOS devices
About

PyQt is one of the best cross-platform interface toolkits currently available; it's stable, mature, and completely native. If you want control over all aspects of UI elements, PyQt is what you need. This book will guide you through every concept necessary to create fully functional GUI applications using PyQt, with only a few lines of code.

As you expand your GUI using more widgets, you will cover networks, databases, and graphical libraries that greatly enhance its functionality. Next, the book guides you in using Qt Designer to design user interfaces and implementing and testing dialogs, events, the clipboard, and drag and drop functionality to customize your GUI. You will learn a variety of topics, such as look and feel customization, GUI animation, graphics rendering, implementing Google Maps, and more. Lastly, the book takes you through how Qt5 can help you to create cross-platform apps that are compatible with Android and iOS. You will be able to develop functional and appealing software using PyQt through interesting and fun recipes that will expand your knowledge of GUIs

Features
  • Get succinct QT solutions to pressing GUI programming problems in Python
  • Learn how to effectively implement reactive programming
  • Build customized applications that are robust and reliable
Page Count 462
Course Length 13 hours 51 minutes
ISBN9781788831000
Date Of Publication 29 Jul 2018
Introduction
Creating a database
Creating a database table
Inserting rows in the specified database table
Displaying rows in the specified database table
Navigating through the rows of the specified database table
Searching a database table for specific information
Creating a signin form – applying an authentication procedure
Updating a database table – changing a user's password 
Deleting a row from a database table
Introduction
Finding out details of a location or a landmark
Getting complete information from latitude and longitude values
Finding out the distance between two locations
Displaying location on Google Maps 

Authors

B.M. Harwani

Bintu Harwani is founder and owner of Microchip Computer Education based in Ajmer, India that provides computer education in all programming and web developing platforms. Being involved in the teaching field for over 20 years, he has developed the art of explaining even the most complicated topics in a straightforward and easily understandable fashion. His latest books published includes jQuery Recipes published by Apress, Introduction to Python Programming and Developing GUI Applications with PyQT published by Cengage Learning, The Android Tablet Developer's Cookbook published by Addison-Wesley Professional, UNIX & Shell Programming published by Oxford University Press, Qt5 Python GUI Programming Cookbook published by Packt.