Previous entries in this series:
- Welcome to tkinter
- Questions and answers for a basic tkinter GUI
Previously we have made an application that doesn’t really do anything. Its purpose was to show the necessary code to create the application in a GUI on the screen. Now it’s time to create an application that actually does something.
The application that we are going to make is based on the wonderful tutorial provided by TkDocs. specifically, we are going to be recreating a first (real) example, but instead of using non-object-oriented code, we will be using python classes.
Continue reading Feet to Meters using tkinter and ttk
Let’s look at that extremely simple tkinter GUI application that we used in the previous lesson titled Welcome to tkinter. Since the program was so small, I will simply include it again for convenience.
Continue reading Questions and answers for a basic tkinter GUI
I have fallen in love with the python programming language. It has everything that I commonly use when I am programming in C/C++, but it also has the advantage of being cross-platform. As a C/C++ programmer, learning the language was relatively easy, and the joy of my programs being able to run on virtually any system without heroic efforts was truly exhilarating. The only thing that seemed to be missing was the ability to have a GUI that was available across all platforms while still avoiding those aforementioned heroic efforts.
Python already had a self-contained answer to my desire for a cross-platform GUI. When I installed python, it brought along its own GUI for the ride. While it is true that the GUI might not be as all-inclusive and robust as, say, the Windows GUI or GTK+, it seems to be just perfect for the same reasons that the python language, itself, is so wonderful.
Continue reading Welcome to tkinter