using python logo at startup

Mike Driscoll kyosohma at
Tue Apr 21 19:50:19 CEST 2009

On Apr 21, 11:46 am, Dhruv <dhruv.howud... at> wrote:
> Is there a way to display/flash "python powered" logo for like 2
> seconds at startup of a helloworld application?
> Well actually I have an application that takes data from an excel file
> and generates a kml file and opens it up with google earth. All this
> is compiled in an exe file using py2exe. Now I just want to display
> the python logo before the actual script starts. Just for the sake of
> informing the user that this application was made using python.
> Is this possible?

Sure. You just need to pick a GUI toolkit and have it display a
picture for a few seconds and then disappear. wxPython has a built-in
splash screen widget made for just this purpose. Tkinter may too, or
you could just roll your own in it.

- Mike

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