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Python module Y207
wxPython
Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module Y207. This module is presented on Private Courses and Specially Run Courses only

Background
A popular cross-platform Python GUI toolkit for Windows and Unix with native look and feel on each platform.
Related technical and longer articles
Graphic User Interfaces (GUIs)
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Examples from our training material
Voter_wx.py   Python 2.6 / wxpython - simple voting GUI
boxsizer.py   Vertically arranged widgets with a BoxSizer
delegates   Simple complete application - wxPython
demo1.py   Simple "hello world"
logreport.py   Log file analysis is a wxPython GUI wrapper
sizer1.py   Geometry Manager - First Example
wx01.py   Application with 2 windows
wx02.py   Simple menu with modal "about"
wx03_02.py   wxPython text editor with open, save, etc
wx04.py   Panel and event handler
wxpfsbe.py   Status bar with events on wxPython frame
wxphello.py   Hello wxPython world
wxreal   Putting it together - food selector
wxx2   GUI with feedback (manual placement)
wxx3   GUI with feedback (Boxsizer placement)
Background information
Some modules are available for download as a sample of our material or under an Open Training Notes License for free download from http://www.training-notes.co.uk.
Topics covered in this module
Introduction.
wxWidgets.
Hello wxPython world.
A simple wxPython application.
What next?
wxPython widgets.
wxPython events.
wxPython window layouts.
Contstraints, layout algorithms, sizers and resources.
Complete learning
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