Python Projects with GUI

Python Projects with GUI

 

Python projects with GUI (Graphical User Interface) offer an exciting and practical way for students to apply their programming skills in a visually engaging manner. Students can create desktop applications with a graphical interface that enables users to interact with the program through intuitive buttons, menus, and visual elements. These challenges provide learners an excellent opportunity to enhance their coding proficiency while gaining valuable experience in application development, user experience design, and problem-solving. Building desktop applications involves understanding the principles of event-driven programming, user input handling, and the implementation of responsive and user-friendly interfaces. Moreover, practicing Python with GUI projects empowers students to cultivate a diverse skill set that is applicable across various industries and equips them with the capabilities to develop impactful, user-centric software solutions.

1) Tests Application

The aim of this Python project is to build a program with Python that provides a user-friendly interface for conducting test exams. The application will include features such as a start button, displaying questions with multiple-choice answers, a confirm button to proceed to the next question, and displaying the final result:

1. A start button: When clicked, it should display the first question along with three possible answers and a checkbox to select the correct answer. Only one answer can be selected.

2. A confirm button: After selecting an answer, the user should click this button to confirm their answer and proceed to the next question.

3. Display 10 questions: The application should display a total of 10 questions, each with three possible answers.

4. Final result: After answering all the questions, the application should display the final result. If the user answers 5 or more questions correctly, it should display “pass”. Otherwise, it should display “fail”.

Steps

  1. Install the tkinter library if it is not already installed.
  2. Create a new Python file for your project.
  3. Import the necessary modules and libraries, including tkinter.
  4. Design the GUI layout using tkinter’s widgets. Create a window with a start button, a question label, three checkbox options for answers, and a confirm button.
  5. Create a list of questions and their corresponding correct answers.
  6. Implement the functionality for the start button. When clicked, it should display the first question and its possible answers.
  7. Allow the user to select only one answer using checkboxes. Use tkinter’s Checkbutton widget for this.
  8. Create a confirm button that checks the selected answer and proceeds to the next question.
  9. Display a total of 10 questions. Iterate through the list of questions and display each question along with its possible answers using tkinter’s Label and Checkbutton widgets.
  10. Calculate the final result. After the user answers all the questions, calculate the final result based on the number of correct answers. Display “pass” if the user answers 5 or more questions correctly, otherwise display “fail”.
  11. Test the application. Save your Python file and run it from the terminal using the command `python test_exam.py`. Test the application by answering the questions and verifying that the final result is displayed correctly.

2) Job Application Web App

This Python practice project consists of building a web application that replicates a regular careers website where candidates can apply for company jobs. The GUI of the job application includes several components:

1. Contact Data: There are six blank spaces for candidates to enter their contact information, including name, family name, date of birth, email address, phone number, and gender. All fields are mandatory.

2. Country Selection: A dropdown menu is provided for selecting the candidate’s nationality or country.

3. Resume Upload: A button allows candidates to upload their resume in PDF format.

4. Comments/Motivational Letter: A large blank space is available for candidates to write comments or a motivational letter.

5. Legal Terms Acceptance: A checkbox is provided for candidates to accept the legal terms.

6. Application Confirmation: A button allows candidates to confirm their application. If any of the mandatory fields are not filled, a warning message in red color is displayed, and the application is canceled.

Steps

  1. Set up a Flask development environment on your computer.
  2. Create a new Python file for your project.
  3. Import the necessary modules and libraries, including Flask.
  4. Set up the Flask application by creating an instance of the Flask class.
  5. Design the HTML templates for the different pages of the application, including the job application form.
  6. Define the routes and views for the application, including the route for the job application form.
  7. Implement the form validation logic by checking if all mandatory fields are filled before confirming the application.
  8. Handle the file upload functionality to allow candidates to upload their resumes.
  9. Connect the HTML templates to the Flask application by rendering them within the appropriate routes and views.
  10. Test the web application by running it and verifying that all the features, including form validation and file upload, are functioning correctly.

3) Age Calculator

Build a desktop application with Python to calculate the age of users. The application should have the following functionality:
1. User Input: Create a blank space where users can enter their date of birth. The application should be able to accommodate different date formats, including YYYYMMDD or DDMMYYYY.
2. Calculation Trigger: Include a button that the user can click to initiate the age calculation process.
3. Age Display: After the user clicks the button, a pop-up window should appear displaying the corresponding age calculated based on the entered date of birth.

Steps

  1. Set up the User Interface – Create a graphical user interface (GUI) using a Python GUI library such as Tkinter or PyQt. – Design the interface with a blank space for the user to enter their date of birth and a button to trigger the calculation.
  2. Handle User Input – Implement a function to retrieve the user’s input from the blank space. – Validate the input to ensure it is in the correct date format (YYYYMMDD or DDMMYYYY).
  3. Calculate Age – Write a function to calculate the age based on the entered date of birth. Utilize Python’s datetime module to perform the age calculation accurately.
  4. Display the result. Implement a pop-up window using Tkinter’s messagebox to display the calculated age.
  5. Test the application. Enter different date formats and verify that the age calculation and display are accurate.

4) Spotify Music Player

This Python challenge will provide practical experience in working with APIs, GUI application development, and music playback functionality. Your task is to build a music player application using the tkinter library and the Spotify API.

The music player application should have the following features:

1. User Interface:
– The application should have a graphical user interface (GUI) built using the tkinter library.
– The GUI should include two buttons: “PLAY” and “STOP”.
– The buttons should be positioned next to each other.
– The GUI should also display a message indicating the currently playing song.

2. Play Button:
– When the “PLAY” button is clicked, the selected song from  should start playing.
– The song should be played using the Spotify API.

3. Stop Button:
– When the “STOP” button is clicked, the currently playing song should stop.

4. Song Selection Menu:
– On the right-hand side of the GUI, a menu should be displayed.
– The menu should show all the songs from your Spotify playlist.
– The songs in the menu should be loaded dynamically using the Spotify API

Steps

To build the music player application follow these steps:

1) Set Up Spotify API Access
– Register the application on the Spotify Developer Dashboard to obtain the client ID and client secret.
– Use the spotipy library, a lightweight Python library for the Spotify Web API, to access the Spotify API. Install the library using pip.

2) Design the User Interface
– Create a graphical user interface using Tkinter with two buttons: “PLAY” and “STOP” to control the music playback.
– Display a message above the buttons to show the currently playing song.
– Create a menu on the right-hand side to display all songs from the Spotify playlist loaded using the Spotify API.

3) Integrate Spotify API
– Use the spotipy library to authenticate with the Spotify API using the client ID and client secret obtained earlier.
– Retrieve the list of songs from the user’s Spotify playlist and populate the menu with the song names.

4) Implement Music Playback
– Utilize the spotipy library to play and stop songs using the Spotify API when the corresponding buttons are clicked.
– Display the currently playing song in the message area.

5) Test the Application
– Save the Python script and run the application.
– Verify that the music player functions correctly by playing and stopping songs from the Spotify playlist.

5) Restaurant Reservations App

Another Real Python Project to practice GUI developement. Your assignment is to create a desktop application with the PyQt library like those available at restaurants websites to book table for a certain date.

The application should have the following features:

1. Calendar: The application should display a calendar that shows the current month and the next two months. The user should be able to select the desired day for the booking from the calendar.

2. Time Selection: Include a dropdown menu that allows the user to choose between afternoon and night shifts for the booking.

3. Number of Guests: Provide a dropdown menu where the user can select the number of guests for the booking.

4. Confirmation Button: Add a button that, when clicked, will trigger the application to check if there is availability for the user’s requested booking. All reservations must be saved in a database to prevent overbooking. So if a user wants a day and hour already booked, the application will not confirm the reservation and a message warning

Steps

1: Set up the PyQT Environment
– Ensure that PyQT is installed in the Python environment.
– Import necessary modules from the PyQT library.

2: Design the User Interface
– Create a calendar widget to display the current month and the next two months, allowing the user to select the booking date.
– Implement dropdown menus for selecting available hours (afternoon and night shifts) and the number of guests.
– Include a button for confirming the booking.

3: Save Reservations in a Database
– Set up a database using SQLite or any other suitable database system to store reservation details.
– Upon clicking the confirmation button, the application should check the availability for the user’s request and save reservations in the database to prevent overbooking.

4: Test the Application
– Run the application and test its functionality by making various booking requests.
– Verify that the application correctly checks for availability and prevents overbooking by saving reservations in the database.

This project will provide them with practical experience in GUI application development, working with databases, and implementing business logic for managing reservations.

6) Weather App

Create a weather application using the tkinter library and the OpenWeather API. The application should have the following features:

1. User Input: The application should include a blank space where the user can enter the name of a city.

2. Display Button: The application should have a button that, when clicked, will display the current temperature and sky conditions of the city entered by the user.

3. API Integration: To retrieve the weather data, the application should make use of the openweather API. Call the API and parse the information received.

4. Displaying Data: When the button is clicked, the application should show the weather data fetched from the API.

Steps

To create the weather application with the tkinter library, follow these steps:

  1. Set Up the User Interface
    – Create a graphical user interface with a blank space for the user to enter a city.
    – Design the interface with a button to trigger the weather data display.
  2. Handle User Input
    – Implement a function to retrieve the user’s input from the blank space.
  3. Fetch Weather Data
    – Use the requests library to call the OpenWeather API and fetch the weather information for the entered city.
    – Parse the JSON response to extract the relevant weather data.
  4. Display the Weather Information
    – Write a function to display the fetched weather data in the application window when the button is clicked.

This Python challenge will provide practical experience in GUI application development, API integration, and data parsing in Python.

7) Calories Calculator App

Create a desktop application with the PyQt5 platform to calculate the calories and nutrients of multiple recipes. The user will have to select the foods of the recipe or dish, including the drinks and desserts, and the application will automatically break down the nutritional data of each ingredient (calories, proteins, sugars, etc) and display the totals.

8) App to remove duplicates in dataset

Duplicated rows is one the most common issues when working with larga datasets in Excel. The goal of this application is to automate the removal or identification of duplicates in a couple of clicks. It is a Python assignment that will give you practical experience in GUI application development, file handling, data manipulation using Pandas, and integrating data processing functionality into a desktop application.

Your task is to create an Excel duplicates removal application using the tkinter library and the Pandas library. The app should work as follows:

1. Begin by creating a graphical user interface (GUI) using the tkinter library. The GUI should include the following components:
– A button that allows users to upload Excel files.
– Two buttons labeled “Delete duplicates” and “Show duplicates”.

2. When the “Delete duplicates” button is clicked, the application should perform the following actions:
– Remove all duplicated rows from the uploaded Excel file.
– Generate a new Excel file containing the dataset without any duplicated rows.
– Provide a download link for the new Excel file.

3. When the “Show duplicates” button is clicked, the application should perform the following actions:
– Generate a new table that includes only the duplicated rows from the uploaded Excel file.
– Provide a download link for the new table.

Steps

  1. Set Up the GUI
    – Create a graphical user interface (GUI) using the tkinter library with buttons to upload Excel files and to trigger the actions for deleting or showing duplicates.
  2. Handle File Upload
    – Implement a function to handle the upload of Excel files using the tkinter file dialog.
  3. Delete Duplicates
    – Write a function using the Pandas library to delete duplicate rows from the dataset when the “Delete duplicates” button is clicked.
    – Save the modified dataset to a new Excel file.
  4. Show Duplicates
    – Write a function using the Pandas library to filter and generate a new table containing only the duplicated rows when the “Show duplicates” button is clicked.
    – Save the table to a new Excel file.
  5. Test the Application
    – Save the Python script and run the application.
    – Verify that the application successfully uploads Excel files, performs the desired actions to delete or show duplicates, and downloads the modified dataset or the table of duplicated rows as Excel files.

9) Time Converter App

Build a desktop application with the tkinter library to convert one time unit to another. For example, the time converter app must calculate and display how many seconds there are in one week, or how many  minutes in one month.

10) Translator Application

Build a desktop application to translate words or sentences into English.

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