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How to Download and Install wxPython [ID:014] (1/5)

in series: Python GUI Programming with wxPython

video tutorial by Kyran Dale, added 03/07

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Here we take you through the simple steps required to have wxPython up and running on your Windows machine.

See additional information and source code in the wiki(PythonWxPythonBeginnersSeries).

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