QGIS Python Plugin Development

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Create custom applications and UIs that expand the functionality of QGIS and can be installed by any user. This course contains over 4.5 hours of video instruction that will teach you how to develop custom user interfaces (UIs) and link UIs to Python code to perform custom analysis. Through multiple examples, complete with code, you too will learn to develop Python plugins for QGIS.

What You Will Learn

  • The basic concepts of object-oriented programming for UI design
  • How to implement a variety of UI widgets to get user input and push messages to users
  • How to link UI elements and widgets to retrieve information from the QGIS interface
  • How to link a UI to your analysis code
  • How to release plugins so they can be installed by any QGIS user

Suggested Skills

  • A basic understanding of object-oriented programming in Python
  • A basic understanding of the Python QGIS API (PyQGIS)
  • Competency with QGIS

Recommended Prerequisites