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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or start the PySide6 tutorial, PyQt6 tutorial or PySide2 tutorial.

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 PyQt6

PyQt is a Python library for creating GUI applications using the Qt toolkit. Created by Riverbank Computing, PyQt is free software (GPL licensed) and has been in development since 1999. The latest version PyQt6 -- based on Qt 6 -- was released in 2021 and the library continues to be updated.

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Create Desktop GUI Applications with PyQt5

PyQt is a Python library for creating GUI applications using the Qt toolkit. Created by Riverbank Computing, PyQt is free software (GPL licensed) and has been in development since 1999. PyQt5 was released in 2016 and last updated in October 2021.

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Create Desktop GUI Applications with PySide6

PySide, also known as Qt for Python, is a Python library for creating GUI applications using the Qt toolkit. PySide is the official binding for Qt on Python and is now developed by The Qt Company itself.

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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
PyQt6 1st Edition, April 2021

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

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

Latest Updates

PasswordEdit

Password editing field, with Show/Hide toggle

PySide2 Signals, Slots & Events

Triggering actions in response to user behaviors and GUI events

PySide6 Signals, Slots & Events

Triggering actions in response to user behaviors and GUI events

PySide2 Widgets

Using PySide2's built-in widgets to build your applications

Q&A: Are there any built-in QIcons?

Using built-in icons for your apps.

Q&A: How to check if a QLineEdit is empty?

Empty strings are falsey in Python

First steps with Qt Designer

Use Qt Designer's drag and drop interface to design your GUI

First steps with Qt Designer

Use Qt Designer's drag and drop interface to design your GUI
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