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Overview - building your own Image Viewer [ID:525] (Free) (1/14)

in series: Build a wxPython Image Viewer

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In 3 minutes you'll see all aspects of the wxPython application we're going to build including the wxPython objects for menus, status bar, file dialog, panel, frame, image and bitmap.

You'll see the application in action and by the end of the series you'll be able to build it yourself. Three exercises are included to give you confidence - each are backed by a fully-worked solution.

You'll add your own Mirror menu command, Splash Screen and an html-based About box.

Download 3 test images in a zip file.

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37. tom dixon designer Sat, 16 Oct 2010 03:03

very nice tutorial

36. Eugeniosax Sat, 09 Oct 2010 19:36

I have just found "ShowMeDo". I expect to be spending a lot of time at this site.

So far, I have found your videos to be well organized and to the point. Thanks for the



35. alvar aalto lamp Sat, 02 Oct 2010 20:26

good work.

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34. Sat, 21 Aug 2010 09:30

Great idea, great site.

33. nba on tv Wed, 18 Aug 2010 09:08

Good introduction

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31. 24 hour pharmacy Tue, 29 Jun 2010 13:45

Thanks for this tutorial and for sharing this freely. You did an excellent job.

30. electronic cigarettes wholesalers Sat, 29 May 2010 08:02

I'm looking for a way to show images and ask the user questions

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Nice introduction to the series. I really like how you demonstrate the final product in the beginning to leave us with something to look forward to.

Nice video series. I would like to see more like this. By that I mean more videos showing the full path of creating a program and all the problems that you would generally run into. Truthfully though I would rather see some videos on creating games in Python, maybe one using Ogre 3d. That has a Python rapper and looks like a great engine.

Anyway great job and keep them coming:)

25. anonymous Sun, 20 Dec 2009 03:08

great job


24. anonymous Tue, 10 Nov 2009 09:51

Thanks a lot :)

23. anonymous Sat, 03 Oct 2009 11:27

lot about you

22. anonymous Tue, 18 Aug 2009 13:51

Only watched the intro so far, but looks good. Thanks!

21. anonymous Mon, 17 Aug 2009 00:17

Very nice. Thanks for enriching the wxpython community thus.

20. anonymous Sun, 02 Aug 2009 10:44

introduction is very nice.

19. anonymous Sat, 11 Jul 2009 08:02

Ok demo of the program.

18. anonymous Fri, 10 Jul 2009 07:40

Good beginning, I am excited about learning python!

17. anonymous Thu, 25 Jun 2009 18:42

That's a very nice vido.

16. anonymous Sun, 17 May 2009 02:36

I don't speak at English well, so, excuze me if you don't understand. All of this articles and videos very helpfull me... They are interesting and simple for understand!

Thanks. Nice one !

Its really nice...

11. anonymous Thu, 12 Feb 2009 18:27

So glad I found this! I have been programming in C/C++ for years and started learning Python a couple of months ago. Now I'm getting to grips with wxPython and REALLY need the info on sizers you mention will be covered in another vid - can't wait! Keep up the good work and thanks.

I will be teaching Python to high schoolers in the fall for the first time. Just completed all 14 videos. Outstanding and clear teaching. I can now turn around and teach these principles to the students with confidence. Thank you for all your work.

I just joined. I had watched a video months ago, but now really want to learn python. While I have purchased a python book and have coded a few scripts, I am really looking forward to the video's.

Thank you for doing this.

Thanks for making this series. I really like the wxPython module, very practical!

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