When more and more features are added to your GUI, the complexity increases and your original nice design can easily be ruined. Learn how to tackle such issues.
- [Instructor] Hey there, last time,…we saw how to use design patterns.…This is the final video in which we will extend our…Pyhton GUI and learn ways to handle the ever increasing…complexity of our software development efforts.…We will create a new Python GUI,…similar to those in previous videos,…and we'll add many features to it in the form of widgets.…We'll see how to handle the complexity that arises…due to this, by modularizing our GUI,…and breaking large features into smaller pieces,…and arranging them in functionally related areas using tabs.…
Our coworkers and clients love the GUIs we create in Python.…And ask for more and more features to add to our GUI.…This increases the complexity.…It could easily ruin our original, nice design.…The file we're working on this time is GUI_Compexity.py.…We will start with a Python GUI that…has two tabs and looks like this.…The first new feature request we receive…is to add functionality to Tab 1…which clears the scroll text widget.…
Easy enough, we just add another button to Tab 1.…
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- Creating buttons and widgets
- Adding labels and features
- Expanding a GUI dynamically
- Aligning frames and embedding frames
- Creating menu bars, message boxes, and tooltips
- Using module-level global variables
- Coding in classes
- Using Matplotlib to create charts
- Working with multiple threads, queues, and TCP/IP
- Using URLOpen to read data from websites
- Localizing a GUI and preparing for internationalization
- Testing a GUI using unit tests and Eclipse PyDev IDE
- Using the wxPython library
- Using Tkinter, PyOpenGL, and Pyglet
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Creating the GUI Form and Adding Widgets
2. Layout Management
3. Look and Feel Customization
4. Data and Classes
Using the StringVar() type8m 14s
5. Matplotlib Charts
6. Threads and Networking
7. Storing Data in Our MySQL Database via Our GUI
8. Internationalization and Testing
9. Extending Our GUI with the wxPython Library
10. Creating Amazing 3D GUIs with PyOpenGL and Pyglet
11. Best Practices
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