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Pyside GUI Application Development- Second Edition - Second Edition

By : Venkateshwaran Loganathan, Gopinath Jaganmohan
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Pyside GUI Application Development- Second Edition - Second Edition

By: Venkateshwaran Loganathan, Gopinath Jaganmohan

Overview of this book

Elegantly-built GUI applications are always a massive hit among users. PySide is an open source software project that provides Python bindings for the Qt cross-platform UI framework. Combining the power of Qt and Python, PySide provides easy access to the Qt framework for Python developers and also acts as an excellent rapid application development platform. This book will take you through everything you need to know to develop UI applications. You will learn about installing and building PySide in various major operating systems as well as the basics of GUI programming. The book will then move on to discuss event management, signals and slots, and the widgets and dialogs available with PySide. Database interaction and manipulation is also covered. By the end of this book, you will be able to program GUI applications efficiently and master how to develop your own applications and how to run them across platforms.
Table of Contents (13 chapters)

Built-in dialogs


Qt provides a rich set of built-in dialogs. They are as follows:

  • QFileDilaog: This provides the user with a dialog that allows them to select files or directories

  • QErrorMessage: This provides the user with a dialog that displays error messages

  • QColorDialog: This provides the user with a dialog to specify or choose between colors

  • QPrintDialog: This provides the user with a dialog that aids in printer and printing configuration

  • QPageSetupDialog: This provides the user with a dialog that manages configuration for the page-related options on a printer

  • QWizard: This provides a dialog framework for wizards

  • QProgressDialog: This provides feedback on the progress of a slow operation

  • QPrintPreviewDialog: This provides a dialog to preview and configure page layouts for printer output

  • QMessageBox: This provides a dialog that is usually used to display modal information to the user requiring approval or cancellation

  • QInputDialog: This provides a simple convenience dialog to get a single...