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.

PyQt5 Layouts

Use layouts to effortlessly position widgets within the window

PyQt5 Signals, Slots & Events

Triggering actions in response to user behaviors and GUI events

Creating your first app with PyQt5

A simple Hello World! application with Python and Qt5

Install PyQt5 on Windows

Install PyQt5 on Windows 8, 10 & 11

Install Python on Windows

Install Python on Windows 8, 10 & 11

Install PyQt5 on Ubuntu Linux

Install PyQt5 on Ubuntu and other Debian-based Linux distributions

Install PyQt5 on macOS

Install PyQt5 on macOS

Install PyQt5 on Raspberry Pi

Install PyQt5 on Raspberry Pi Raspbian

PyQt5 Widgets

Using QPushButton, QCheckBox, QComboBox, QLabel and QSlider widgets

First steps with Qt Designer

Use Qt Designer's drag and drop interface to design your PyQt5 GUI

NSAViewer, desktop Photobooth

Take photos of yourself, with a terrible camera.

Raindar, desktop Weather App

Pulling data from a remote API

7Pez, custom skinned Unzip

Skinning a PyQt5 decorationless window

Packaging PySide apps with fbs

Distribute cross-platform GUI applications with the fman Build System

Megasolid Idiom, a Rich Text Editor

Simple WYSIWYG editor in Python


Simple colour palette in linear or grid layouts

Brown Note, desktop Reminder

Relieve your creative blockages with these interactive desktop reminders.
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