O'Reilly logo

Python GUI Programming Cookbook by Burkhard A. Meier

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Localizing the GUI

After the first step of internationalizing our GUI, the next step is to localize it. Why would we wish to do this?

Well, here in the United States of America, we are all cowboys and we live in different time zones.

So while we are "internationalized" to the USA, our horses do wake up in different time zones (and do expect to be fed according to their own inner horse time zone schedule).

This is where localization comes in.

Getting ready

We are extending the GUI we developed in the previous recipe by localizing it.

How to do it...

We start by first installing the Python pytz time zone module, using pip. We type the following command in a command processor prompt:

pip install pytz

Note

In this book, we are using Python 3.4, which comes ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required