#3: Create a Calculator

#3: Create a Calculator

This simple project is a solid gateway into GUI programming. Building back-end services is one important part of deployment, but there may be a front-end that needs to be taken into account. Creating applications that users can easily interact with is paramount.

If you’re interested in UX and UI design, then take a look at this tutorial. You’ll be working with the tkinter module, the standard graphical user interface package that comes traditionally bundled with Python.

The tkinter module is a wrapper around Tcl/Tk, a combination of the Tcl scripting language and a GUI framework extension, Tk. If you have Python installed, then you should already have the tkinter framework ready to go as well. A simple call will get you started: