Desktop Application with Python

This post covers creating a GUI Desktop application with Python including creating a windows executable so that the application can be distributed to users who may not have Python dependencies installed.

The program takes the credentials for accessing a Woo Commerce website API, obtaining a list of categories in JSON and exporting those to a csv file. The source code is very much at the Proof of Concept stage at the moment but I will be updating it as I progress in learning the Tkinter GUI framework.

You can find the source code and an example of the generated .exe on github here

The main packages used include woocommerce, csv, json, and tkinter.

For distributing the application I used pyinstaller on a Windows 7 laptop, there’s a nice straightforward example available here:

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