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Qt for Python

Episode #183, published Wed, Oct 24, 2018, recorded Tue, Oct 2, 2018

Python is taking over much of the development world as it quickly is becoming one of the, or simply the most widely used programming languages. But that does not mean that Python is without its weaknesses. In my mind, there are three such weaknesses: #1 GUIs applications, #2 Native, general purpose mobile apps (iOS and Android), #3 deployment as a single binary or set of binary and resource files.

This episode is primarily about #1, the GUI frameworks. One of the best such frameworks looking to make Python a better language for desktop applications is Qt, namely Qt for Python. This week you'll meet Cristián Maureira-Fredes from to tell us all about this revitalization of the Qt and Python space.

But you will also learn that they have aspirations to make Qt for Python and option for mobile app development and to solve the deployment problem as well.

That hits all three of the weak spots and we can only be rooting for them to solve them!
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Cristián on Twitter: @cmaureir
Cristián on Github: @cmaureir
Cristián on LinkedIn:

Qt for Python:
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