Create professional user-interfaces for your Python apps

Stop searching for how to create GUI applications with Python — it's all here. I've been teaching Python & Qt for 8 years, helping thousands of developers just like you to bring their apps to life. Let's make your project a success!

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Martin Fitzpatrick, PhD

Learning tracks

Struggling to create desktop apps in Python?
Not any more.

My focused learning tracks will get you started creating GUIs in minutes, leading you through common use-cases, with a mix of tutorials, hands-on exercises and videos so you can master each topic.

Create Desktop GUI Applications with PyQt

Take your first steps building GUIs with Python. This track starts from scratch, assuming no prior knowledge of GUI concepts. We'll introduce these concepts step by step, using hands-on examples.

Includes code for both PyQt5 and PyQt6.

Looking for PySide2 or PySide6? Go to the PySide tutorial.

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My Books

In-depth guides to Python GUI programming
More than just the basics.

My books take you from first principles to fully-functional apps, not toy examples. Buy once, and get free updates for life — last updated in 2021.

Create GUI Applications with Python & Qt6
PySide6 1st Edition, April 2021

Create GUI Applications with Python & Qt5
PyQt5 4th Edition, April 2021

Create GUI Applications with Python & Qt6
PyQt6 1st Edition, April 2021

Latest Updates

Brown Note, desktop Reminder

Relieve your creative blockages with these interactive desktop reminders.

Failamp, a Multimedia Player

Multimedia playlist and player in Python, using PyQt

QtWebEngineWidgets, the new browser API in PyQt 5.6

Simplified page model and asynchronous methods

Tabbed web browsing

Use signal redirection to add a multi-tab interface

System tray & Mac menu bar applications

Add quick access functions to your apps

Mozzerella Ashbadger

The first steps building the browser with PyQt5

Adding application Help and About dialogs

Put some finishing touches to your application

Adding navigational controls to a PyQt5 Web Browser

Hook up QAction signals to web browser slots

15 Minute Apps

Common desktop apps in Python, using PyQt

PyQt5 support in Matplotlib

Published 27.06.2014

Open and save HTML in a PyQt5 browser

Adding file dialogs to load and save HTML

No2Pads, a simple Notepad clone

The QTextEdit widget does 90% of the work

PyQtConfig

A simple API for keeping your PyQt Widgets and config in sync

ColorButton

A color-selector tool for PyQt
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