Name: [247] Shawn O
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An Introduction to Tkinter [ID:160] (1/2)

in series: An Introduction to Tkinter

video tutorial by Shawn O, added 03/07

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In this tutorial, I will be teaching you how to make a simple Tkinter program, that has a window and text to display. Although not much, it is the basis for which you will build larger, better applications on.


Uploaded on 6th February 2007, running time 5 minutes.

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Nice starter video. Thanks!


23. Allen Essensa Fri, 13 Aug 2010 00:34

Thanks very much for this information. A valuable introduction to something I'd never heard about before watching the video.


thanks for the help with Tkinter.


21. Freeling Peck Tue, 13 Jul 2010 17:48

Good show! But needs to be a bit slower-or keep old text on the screen so I can follow along on my other computer.

And I have to know that Tkinter is native in Python package-I don't have to download anything-without Python 411 (podcast)I would have been lost. Of course I wouldn't have known to come here either.


20. Bill Curtis Fri, 23 Apr 2010 11:45

Tkinter is a difficult program. Your presentation is a good one. The ste by step technique you use keeps continuity in the learning process.

Thanks a lot. (I'm going to nose around in some of your other presentations.)

Bill


thanks


18. Ron Harris Tue, 26 Jan 2010 14:08

Could have used some details on exactly what is happens when this code is executed. Seeing the result is not good enough. For example, what does Frame(application) really do? Why does it require the argument "application." And also, how could we jump from this tutorial to creating the web browser you mentioned.


17. anonymous Tue, 27 Oct 2009 14:27

thanks, nice.


16. anonymous Fri, 18 Sep 2009 19:01

good basic example

Thanks


15. anonymous Thu, 17 Sep 2009 07:00

very nice video .

very helpfull . It helped me to understand basic about programming

Thanks


14. anonymous Mon, 22 Jun 2009 03:49

very good


13. anonymous Sun, 21 Jun 2009 02:11

Very instructive for a beginner!

Thank you very much for making the effort.

It tastes for more.

gr, hp


12. anonymous Fri, 15 May 2009 04:30

Good. But too short.


11. anonymous Wed, 06 May 2009 22:45

very good. easy to understand thanks


9. anonymous Sat, 28 Mar 2009 14:53

good tute man


8. anonymous Mon, 23 Mar 2009 08:22

Very cool and useful, thanks!


7. anonymous Wed, 31 Dec 2008 15:10

Your tutorial was OK. The "Hello World!" tutorial has been done before. I was looking for something that hasn't been done by everyone else.


6. anonymous Mon, 20 Oct 2008 13:20

Nice one! It's much easier to learn that way. Maybe a bit more explanation should be useful for newbies (that application.pack()'s first part is the name of the program etc. just that they don't do it the same every time, no matter the name of the application.

Otherwise, great job!!!


5. anonymous Fri, 09 Nov 2007 03:41

Great Tutorial.

To the point and clear enough for a newbee.


4. anonymous Wed, 17 Oct 2007 01:06

Very nice video tutorials. I'm looking forward

to your next tutorial.


3. anonymous Mon, 10 Sep 2007 22:37

Nice video, keep up the good work, I'd love to see more!


2. anonymous Wed, 07 Mar 2007 11:35

Very good!

Tk is the best GUI toolkit. It's easy to create a window, add widgets and create the application in very few lines. And it's very portable.

Also it exists for Tcl (the original language it was created for), Python (known as Tkinter), Perl, Ruby and even C++.

I like your videos. Keep up the good work!

I'd like to see something about the powerfull canvas widget.


Hi Shawn, this is a great start to the series. I'd never used Tkinter, I only got to try it by following your example - it had never occured to me that a Python GUI was only a few lines of code away using IPython on an otherwise-default install! Good stuff.

If anyone is looking for written introductions, you might find these two sites useful:

*<a href="http://wiki.python.org/moin/TkInter">wiki.python.org/moin/TkInter</a>

*<a href="http://www.pythonware.com/library/tkinter/introduction/">www.pythonware.com/library/tkinter/introduction/</a>

Ian.


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