Python

PyInstaller – How to Turn Your Python Code into an Exe on Windows

You have just created an awesome new application. Maybe it’s a game or maybe it’s an image viewer. Whatever your application is, you want to share it with your friend or a family member. However, you know they won’t know how to install Python or any of the dependencies. What do you do? You need …

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Drawing Rectangles with Rounded Corners with Pillow and Python

Pillow is a package devoted to working with images in Python. Starting in Pillow 8.2, there is a new drawing type: the rounded rectangle. A rounded rectangle lets you round the corners of the rectangle. So instead of sharp corners, you get rounded ones! You can read all about the new drawing type in the …

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Converting an Image to ASCII with Python

There are lots of fun Python snippets out there that you can use to convert your photos into ASCII art. Anthony Shaw, an author, and contributor at Real Python, has his own snippet on GitHub. Most of these small programs use the Pillow package. These programs work best with simple images, especially ones that don’t …

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