Windows 7 features such as TaskBarProgress?
In C++ there are some good extensions to Qt to support the features of Windows 7 such as the progress bar in the task bar.
Strix Q7 Goodies: http://www.strixcode.com/q7goodies/
Is there any way in PySide/PyQt to get such features for Win 7 users? (especially the progress bar in the task bar)
Porting them would be an option
Sure there is a way to build this (for Python): build it yourself using the Windows 7 API's.
It is a pitty the Q7Goodies you linked to are non-free software (and one of the demo's crashes immediately on startup), even though at the top it states "Download now, it's free!".
Well, I guess they mean "free" in the money sense, not the liberty...
Anyway, porting this one, another one, or even building it from scratch in Qt or Python, I was just wondering if someone already did it.
Unfortunately, I don't have the necessary knowledge to do it by myself...
But I hope it will be possible in PySide one day!
Not even that. It is just a 30 day limited demo.
Edit: Off topic:
I don't like Windows 7' taskbar at all. I find it very confusing what is a running application and what is a button that will start one, and I find the lack of text next to it annoying.
We provide PyQt bindings to Q7Goodies too. If you are developing a commercial application and don't mind buying a library then probably PyQ7Goodies is the easiest way to go.