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tools for working with PyGtk and setuptools

Project description

Peggy helps you to create GTK applicatiosn that run out-of-the-egg.

It offers functions to load ressources (like .glade files, images, locales) from a (zipped or unzipped) egg.

Peggy is a thin layer on top of setuptools and PyGtk. It’s not doing much fancy stuff but can save you from reading some docs ;-)

Let’s say we have the following module:

`-- data
     |-- logo.png
     `-- data.dat

and want to distribute it as an EGG. Peggy helps us to use the files in the data subdirectory, no matter if mymodule is in a zipped egg or just somewhere in sys.path.:

>>> import peggy

First we create an instance of peggy.Peggy to handle our module:

>>> p = peggy.Peggy('mymodule')

Now we can load the glade file to get a instance and use it to get our widgets:

>>> gladefile = p.get_glade('data/')
>>> gladefile
< object at 0x9e22dc4 (GladeXML at 0x9b8de98)>
>>> gladefile.get_widget('window1')
<gtk.Window object at 0x9e22d4c (GtkWindow at 0xa08a0e0)>

Next we load the logo into a gtk.gdk.Pixbuf:

>>> logo = p.get_pixbuf('data/logo.png')
>>> logo
<gtk.gdk.Pixbuf object at 0x9ca252c (GdkPixbuf at 0xa0b1ae0)>

Finally we get the contents of data.dat into a string:

>>> s = p.get_string('data/test.txt')
>>> s
'Just some data'

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