Hello! With the release of Qt6 versions of PyQt and PySide the course was getting a little crowded. So, today I've split the PySide tutorials into their own standalone PySide course.
The tutorials have all been updated for PySide2 & PySide6, with some additional improvements based on the latest editions of the book.
This first update includes the following PySide tutorials --
Getting started creating Python GUIs with PySide
- Creating your first app with PySide A simple Hello World! application with Python and Qt.
- Signals, Slots & Events Triggering actions in response to user behaviors and GUI events.
- Widgets Using PySide's built-in widgets to build your applications.
- Layout management Use layouts to effortlessly position widgets within the window.
- Actions — Toolbars & Menus Defining toolbars, menus and keyboard shortcuts with QAction.
- Dialogs and Alerts Notify your users and ask for their input.
Using Qt Designer with PySide
- First steps with Qt Designer Use Qt Designer's drag and drop interface to design your GUI.
- Laying Out Your GUIs With Qt Designer Use Qt Designer to effortlessly build your application UI.
- Embedding custom widgets from Qt Designer Learn how to use custom widgets in your PySide applications when designing with Qt Designer.
- Creating Dialogs With Qt Designer Using the drag and drop editor to build PySide dialogs.
- The QResource System Using the QResource system to package additional data with your applications.
Extended UI features in PySide
- System tray & Mac menu bar applications Add quick access functions to your apps.
- Add scrollable regions with QScrollArea Run out of space in your GUI? Add a scrollable region to your application.
- Creating searchable widget dashboards Make dashboard UIs easier to use with widget search & text prediction.
- Transmitting extra data with Qt Signals Modifying widget signals to pass contextual information to slots.
- Creating additional windows Opening new windows for your application.
Multi threading PySide applications & QProcess
- Multithreading PySide applications with QThreadPool Run background tasks concurrently without impacting your UI.
- Using QProcess to run external programs Run background programs without impacting your UI.
Qt Model Views
- The ModelView Architecture Qt's MVC-like interface for displaying data in views.
- Displaying tabular data in ModelViews Create customized table views with conditional formatting, numpy and pandas data sources.
Pyside plotting & graphics with Matplotlib/PyQtGraph
- Plotting with PyQtGraph Create custom plots in PySide with PyQtGraph.
- Plotting with Matplotlib Create PySide plots with the popular Python plotting library.
Bitmap graphics and custom widgets
- QPainter and Bitmap Graphics Introduction to the core features of QPainter.
- Creating custom GUI widgets in PySide Build a completely functional custom widget from scratch using QPainter.
Packaging (PySide2 only)
- Packaging PySide2 applications for Windows, with PyInstaller Turn your Qt5 application into a distributable installer for Windows.
- Packaging PySide apps with fbs Distribute cross-platform GUI applications with the fman Build System.
That's all for now!
You can access the course overview here.
The complete guide to building GUI applications with PySide2. From the basics of creating a desktop window to the key features you need to build real apps.
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