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pypm install pygubu

How to install pygubu

  1. Download and install ActivePython
  2. Open Command Prompt
  3. Type pypm install pygubu
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0.9.1 Available View build log
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version 0.9.1 on Sep 20th, 2013

Pygubu is a RAD tool to enable quick & easy development of user interfaces for the python tkinter module.

The user interfaces designed are saved as XML, and by using the pygubu builder these can be loaded by applications dynamically as needed. Pygubu is inspired by Glade.


Pygubu requires python >= 2.7 (Tested only in python 2.7.3 and 3.2.3 with tk8.5)

Download and extract the tarball. Open a console in the extraction path and execute:

python setup.py install


Create an UI definition using pygubu and save it to a file. Then, create your aplication script as shown below:

import tkinter as tk
import pygubu

class Application:
    def __init__(self, master):

        #1: Create a builder
        self.builder = builder = pugubu.Builder()

        #2: Load an ui file

        #3: Create the widget using a master as parent
        self.mainwindow = builder.get_object('mainwindow', master)

if __name__ == '__main__':
    root = tk.Tk()
    app = Application(root)

See the examples directory or watch this hello world example on video http://youtu.be/wuzV9P8geDg

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Last updated Sep 20th, 2013

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