Martin Fitzpatrick
Senior Software Engineer, Python Tutor

Martin Fitzpatrick has been developing Python/Qt apps for 8 years. Building desktop applications to make data-analysis tools more user-friendly, Python was the obvious choice. Starting with Tk, later moving to wxWidgets and finally adopting PyQt, he hasn't looked back since.

Plotting with Matplotlib

Create PyQt6 plots with the popular Python plotting library

Which Python GUI library should you use?

Comparing the Python GUI libraries available in 2022

PyQt6, PySide6, PyQt5 and PySide2 Books -- updated for 2022!

New editions extended and updated, now 780+ pages

Packaging Tkinter applications for Windows with PyInstaller & InstallForge

Turn your Tkinter application into a distributable installer for Windows

PyQt5 vs PyQt6

What are the differences, and is it time to upgrade?

PySide2 vs PySide6

What are the differences, and is it time to upgrade?

Drag & drop widgets with PyQt

Sort widgets visually with drag and drop in a container

Packaging PyQt6 applications for Windows with PyInstaller & InstallForge updated

Turn your PyQt6 application into a distributable installer for Windows

The QResource System

Using the QResource system to package additional data with your applications

Using QProcess to run external programs

Run background programs without impacting your UI

Transmitting extra data with Qt Signals

Modifying widget signals to pass contextual information to slots

QComboBox

Drop-down selection widget

Search a QTablewidget and select matching items

Finding and selecting matching items in a QTableWidget

Q&A: How to show a custom cursor on a PyQtGraph plot?

Changing the OS cursor and implementing a custom crosshair

Q&A: How to fix widgets appearing as separate windows?

Understanding Qt parents and layouts and the effect on widget position
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