An Intro To Building GUI Applications Using PyQt

04:00 PM - 04:25 PM on July 17, 2016, Room CR4

Monica Chelliah

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PyQt is one option for GUI programming in python, and is well suited for building applications on multiple platforms. This introduction will feature examples on how to programmatically setup the GUI or use QDesigner to build, as well as on how to use signals / slots and stylesheets.


Have you ever wondered how to build a simple GUI in python? One option for GUI programming in Python is PyQt, which is the python equivalent to the cross-platform GUI toolkit Qt. In this talk, we will construct a basic Cookie Checkout application, which will add together all your favorite cookies and present the total order and cost. By the end of the talk, you will understand how to build a GUI using PyQt, utilize different widgets, setup connections using signals / slots, and apply stylesheets.