Tkinter Tales


How to install the current Python version on CentOS Linux 7

How to install the current Python version on CentOS Linux 7

One of these days, while setting up a couple of Linux virtual machines to test my Python applications, I was faced with a series of obstacles on CentOS 7 that I needed to overcome. Since this is the kind of issues that many other Python developers may encounter when setting up a Linux machine, I will share what I learned with this experience.
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Graphical User Interfaces on Python with tkinter

Graphical User Interfaces on Python with tkinter

This Wednesday, 1 August, I did a brief presentation on GUI programming on Python with Tkinter, at Blip.PT, during a Summer Talks event promoted together by DevOps Porto and Python Porto. This article puts together the main topics from my presentation, and adds a few details that I couldn’t fit in the short time of that session.
Reading time: 13 minutes
Python 3.7 is out!

Python 3.7 is out!

The Python development team has just released the final versions of both Python 3.7.0 and 3.6.6.
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Mention on podcast

Mention on podcast

In a recent episode of the Python Bytes podcast, some of my programming projects are briefly mentioned, as a concrete example of how complex Python and tkinter may be used to create complex and good looking desktop graphical user interfaces.