[PyQt] PyKDE4 guide/tutorial

Simon Edwards simon at simonzone.com
Fri Oct 19 09:16:25 BST 2007


Hans-Peter Jansen wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 17. Oktober 2007 11:03 schrieb Arne Babenhauserheide:
>> Is there a guide for PyKDE4? Google didn't get me far, here...

Not as such.

>> I don't yet know KDE programming. Should I try to get into PyKDE4
>> nontheless?
>> http://websvn.kde.org/tags/KDE/3.94/kdebindings/python/pykde4/README?view
>> =markup

> For beginners, I suggest start learning/using PyQt4. It is pretty complete 
> as a toolkit. Mark Summerfield has written a book about it, which will get 
> you started (soon to be released, but also available for (payed) download 
> as "rough cut" PDF edition): http://www.qtrac.eu/pyqtbook.html.

That is good advice. The book is also available now:


> Before you wrapped your head around it, and probably start missing advanced 
> (k) desktop environment features, PyKDE4 will be available, I bet.

PyKDE4 is already available for certain definitions of "available". 8-) 
If you have KDE 4 SVN compiled on your machine then it is not very hard 
to checkout the kdebindings module and build PyKDE4. PyKDE4 and kdelibs 
are definitely stable enough to develop on without too much hassle.


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