Is there any way to show our custom message in Qgis Status bar using python? Just like in arcgis "IApplication.statusbar.message(0) = "Please wait..."
like that is there any option to show progressbar in Qgis like "IApplication.progressbar.show()"
You can use iface.mainWindow().statusBar() which returns a QStatusBar
In the python console for QGIS < 1.9 it would be:
More info about QgsMessageBar can be found in this answer by NathanW How to adress the new "Task-Completed" bar in python? Thanks for pointing out Curlew