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

MacOS Mojave Dark Mode Support in PyQt 5.12.2

Ensuring your apps follow the desktop style

The ModelView Architecture

Qt's MVC-like interface for displaying data in views

Actions — Toolbars & Menus

Defining toolbars, menus and keyboard shortcuts with QAction

Dialogs and Alerts

Notify your users and ask for their input

Layout management

Use layouts to effortlessly position widgets within the window

Signals, Slots & Events

Triggering actions in response to user behaviors and GUI events

Creating your first app with PyQt

A simple Hello World! application with Python and Qt5

Install PyQt5 on Windows

Install PyQt5 on Windows 9 & 10

Install PyQt5 on Linux Ubuntu

Install PyQt5 on Ubuntu and other Debian-based Linux distributions

Install PyQt5 on macOS

Install PyQt5 on macOS
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