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Programming Applications with Python: Graphics User Interface (GUI)

Discover how to create a GUI using Python and start to explore creating APIs.

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Make a GUI application in Python

On this course, you’ll explore a common use for Python – how to create a successful GUI.

GUIs are a crucial aspect of any web service, and knowing how to create one is a vital skill for furthering your career in programming.

Create web applications using Python

Prepare to explore every aspect of creating GUI applications, from how to create a window and buttons, to adding images, dropdown menus, radio buttons, and checkboxes.

You’ll be introduced to a Python Tkinter library and discover how it can be used to make a GUI.

Interactive exercises, videos, and quizzes will help you retain information and test your knowledge throughout.

Explore web development frameworks in Python

You’ll then get a comprehensive introduction to web development frameworks, learning the pros and cons of using Python for web development and building server-side applications.

You’ll also discover what application programming interfaces (APIs) are, and how to create an API in Python using a Flask framework.

You’ll come away from this course with the skills needed to apply for in-demand programming roles in software development.

What topics will you cover?

  • Python
  • Creating GUIs
  • Web development

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Identify and define key elements needed to create a GUI using Python
  • Identify and define key elements for web development using Python

Who is the course for?

This course would appeal to:

  • Those looking for an entry-level role as a programmer.
  • Established technology professionals wanting to better understand the versatility of Python.
  • Technology team leaders looking to better understand key concepts to more effectively manage development teams.

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What software or tools do you need?

On this course we’ll be using Python. We recommend you use a computer to access these elements.

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