Part of my degree studies are Python and then next semester includes GUI development using PyQt. So I thought why not get a head start as I’m wanting to build a few GUI applications for myself. I purchased Martin Fitzpatrick‘s “Create GUI Applications with Python & Qt5” eBook and videos and thus far having a lot of fun working through the book. The code is very well explained and the book is very easy to follow over all. Keep an eye for the review as soon as I’ve finished working through the book.
Part of my Python programming module at Unisa is based on creating GUI applications using the Qt framework, PyQt5 to be more precise. Unfortunately the study guide is based on Windows and not everything works the same way on Linux. The problem I had was not converting the .ui file as saved from Qt Designer to the .py file but with opening and running the application. The first conversion I did was straight from the guide as per below: