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
ISBN 9781788831000
Date Of Publication 29 Jul 2018

Authors

B.M. Harwani

B.M.Harwani is the founder and owner of Microchip Computer Education (MCE), based in Ajmer, India that provides computer education in all programming and web developing platforms. He graduated with a BE in computer engineering from the University of Pune, and also has a 'C' Level (master's diploma in computer technology) from DOEACC, Government Of India.

Being involved in the teaching field for over 16 years, he has developed the art of explaining even the most complicated topics in a straightforward and easily understandable fashion. He has written several books on various subjects that includes JSP, JSF, EJB, PHP, .Net, Joomla, jQuery, and Smartphones. He also writes articles on a variety of computer subjects, which can be seen on a number of websites. To know more, visit his blog, http://bmharwani.com/blog.

The list of books written by B.M.Harwani are Programming & Problem Solving through C (BPB, 2004), Learn Tally in Just Three Weeks (Pragya, 2005), Data Structures and Algorithms through C (CBC, 2006), Master Unix Shell Programming (CBC, 2006), Business Systems (CBC, 2006), Practical Java Projects (Shroff, 2007), Practical Web Services (Shroff, 2007), Java for Professionals (Shroff, 2008), C++ for Beginners (Shroff, 2009), Practical ASP.NET 3.5 Projects (Shroff, 2009), Java Server Faces—A Practical Approach for Beginners (PHI Learning, 2009), Practical JSF Project using NetBeans (PHI Learning, 2009), Foundation Joomla (Friends of ED, 2009), Practical EJB Projects (Shroff, 2009), Data Structures and Algorithms in C++ (Dreamtech Press, 2010), Developing Web Applications in PHP and AJAX (Tata McGraw Hill, 2010), and jQuery Recipes (Apress, 2010).

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