In this article, I am going to go over the steps needed to package up my program, wxPyMail, so I can distribute it to other Windows users. I will be using Andrea Gavana's excellent GUI2Exe utility for creating an executable and I'll use Inno Setup to create an installer. I've been told that Andrea is […]
I thought it would be a good idea to write a sample application in wxPython to show how to put all the pieces together and make something useful. At my day job, I created a little program to send emails because we had a lot of users that missed the mailto functionality that we lost […]
Lately on the wxPython mailing list, there's been a fair amount of traffic on changing the mouse icon. In this article I will describe different ways to manipulate the cursor with wxPython. To follow along, I recommend that you download Python 2.4 or higher and wxPython 2.8.x.
Menus and toolbars are used in just about every modern program in existence, barring the ones that only run from the command line. In this post, we'll learn how to create them using the wxPython toolkit. Here's what you'll need to follow along: Python 2.3 - 2.5 wxPython (I recommend 2.7 or higher)
When I create an application, I usually want to include an "About" box to let the user know more about the application, myself and to give shout outs to anyone who may have helped in the creation of my program. One cool feature wxPython provides is a custom AboutBox widget. I think it looks a […]
About a week ago, I wrote that I was working on a sample application that I would be posting here. As I worked on it, I realized that I needed to figure out a way to break it up in a way that was simple, organized and generic. Thus, I decided to create a series […]