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Python is an open source, interpreted, interactive programming language. Like Perl, it uses automatic memory management. Designed for simplicity and clarity, it is a good choice for large programs. It is frequently used as a dynamic programming language for application development and scripting. If you’re interested in discovering how Python’s flexibility can help you get your job done, you’ve come to the right place.

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  04-05-06 

PyQT: Handling Windows and Buttons

A.P.Rajshekhar 83761

In this article, you will continue to learn about the process of building a GUI in PyQT. Specifically, you will learn about QDialog and QPushButton, which handle windows and buttons, the building blocks of most GUIs.

  03-29-06 

PyQT: Getting Started

A.P.Rajshekhar 115061

PyQT is used in Python for creating graphical user interfaces. This article gets you started with the basics of PyQT.

  03-21-06 

Python and OpenOffice.org

Peyton McCullough 265017

OpenOffice is a free, open source office suite with an API that allows developers to work with it in a number of languages. Python-UNO lets you work with the API in Python. This article gives you a taste of what you can do with it.

  03-14-06 

Python for PDF Generation

Peyton McCullough 445161

The Portable Document Format (PDF) lets you create documents that look exactly the same on every platform. Sometimes a PDF document needs to be generated dynamically, however, and that can be quite a challenge. Fortunately, there are libraries that can help. This article examines one of those for Python.

  02-21-06 

Database Programming in Python: Accessing MySQL

A.P.Rajshekhar 400741

While data storage for applications is no longer considered complex, it is now simplified to the point that flexibility is sacrificed. There is a good compromise, however. In this article, you will learn how to access a a MySQL database with Python.

  02-14-06 

A PyGame Working Example, continued

Peyton McCullough 93247

In this fourth article in our series covering the creation of a video game using Python and PyGame, we will code the internals of our game.

  02-07-06 

A PyGame Working Example: Starting a Game

Peyton McCullough 215505

In PyGame for Game Development, I showed you the very basics of PyGame's graphical side. However, creating a game with PyGame requires a bit more. All the concepts described before need to be glued together somehow, and new concepts will need to be introduced in order to create a functional game. In this article, we'll do just that by tackling a working example of PyGame's capabilities—a Python-powered game.

  01-31-06 

PyGame for Game Development: Sprite Groups and Collision Detection

Peyton McCullough 99148

In this second part of a tutorial covering PyGame, you will learn how to manage entire groups of sprites. You'll also learn how to test for collisions within your applications.

  01-24-06 

PyGame for Game Development: Font and Sprites

Peyton McCullough 150715

PyGame is a library for Python that allows you to develop computer games. It is also useful for very graphical applications. This article will help you grasp the basics of PyGame.

  01-17-06 

Using Spyce

Peyton McCullough 32706

If you are looking for a way to embed Python within HTML you might want to take a look at a web environment called Spyce. Two of its advantages are its features and its flexibility. Keep reading to learn how you can Spyce up your programs.

  01-10-06 

CherryPy: Object-Oriented Web Development

Peyton McCullough 81272

Python users who engage in web development may appreciate some CherryPy. It is an object-oriented web development framework that allows you to develop web applications easily. It can run on its own server, or behind Apache. Keep reading to learn more.

  01-03-06 

Karrigell for Python

Peyton McCullough 46566

Since Python is not specifically designed for web development, a number of technologies created by Python users exist that aim to provide a web development environment. While the exact approach to the situation varies among each framework, a few of these frameworks really stand out in the crowd. One such framework is Karrigell. Read on to learn more.

  12-27-05 

Templating with Cheetah

Peyton McCullough 142432

Templating makes it easier to handle dynamic content on web pages. One of the better templating frameworks for Python is Cheetah. Keep reading to find out more.

  12-13-05 

Metaclasses: Blueprints of Blueprints

Peyton McCullough 43853

We all know that objects are created from classes. But can a class be created from a class? Yes it can; this is called a metaclass. They give us a great deal of power when it comes to changing the behavior of a class. Python 2.2 supports metaclasses. Peyton McCullough explains.

  12-06-05 

More Object Orientation in Python

Peyton McCullough 32670

This article goes beyond the basics of object orientation in Python. It covers the interesting things you can do with new-style classes, including properties and attributes, as well as other useful information.

 
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