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Python GUI Programming Cookbook by Burkhard A. Meier

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Quickly adding controls using wxPython

In this recipe, we will recreate the GUI we originally created earlier in this book with tkinter , but this time, we will be using the wxPython library. We will see how easy and quick it is to use the wxPython GUI toolkit to create our own Python GUIs.

We will not recreate the entire functionality we created in previous chapters. For example, we will not internationalize our wxPython GUI nor connect it to a MySQL database. We will recreate the visual aspects of the GUI and add some functionality.

Note

Comparing different libraries gives us the choice of which toolkits to use for our own Python GUI development and we can combine several of those toolkits in our own Python code.

Getting ready

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