Here is a short list of resources available when writing Python code in QGIS. If you know of others, please leave a comment.


In alphabetical order:


Example Code

  • Existing plugins can be a great learning tool
  • Code Snippets in the PyQGIS Cookbook


  • Script Runner: Run scripts to automate QGIS tasks
  • Plugin Builder: Create a starter plugin that you can customize to complete your own plugin
  • Plugin Reloader: Allows you to reload a plugin from within QGIS
  • pb_tool: Tool to compile and deploy your plugins