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Beginning Python: From Novice to Professional, Second Edition by Magnus Lie Hetland

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In this chapter, you learn how to make graphical user interfaces (GUIs) for your Python programs—you know, windows with buttons and text fields and stuff like that. Pretty cool, huh?

Plenty of so-called “GUI toolkits” are available for Python, but none of them is recognized as the standard GUI toolkit. This has its advantages (greater freedom of choice) and drawbacks (others can’t use your programs unless they have the same GUI toolkit installed). Fortunately, there is no conflict between the various GUI toolkits available for Python, so you can install as many different GUI toolkits as you want.

This chapter gives a brief introduction to one ...

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