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Tkinter GUI Programming by Example by David Love

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Packaging applications

In order to easily share our applications with other users, we need an easy way for people to obtain and install them. Different operating systems will require different ways of accessing the needed libraries in order to run an application, and so the process for packaging them will likely vary slightly.

We will explore the world of Python application packaging using our text editor from chapters 5 - 7. Our goal will be to have it execute on three operating systems – Windows, Linux, and macOS. To package this application, it needs a name. I will be calling it tkedit for demonstration, but, if you have a better name, feel free to use that instead.

Before we can ship this file to work on all OSes, we need to adjust the ...

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