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Let me hear about your current projects!

What are you guys currently working on/developing? It doesn't have to be finished, or even working yet! I just want to know what you guys are making 😁 My current side project is a drag-and-drop game maker: http://i.imgur.com/cffDdGq.jpg I'm making it for...

Started by Shambhala (in General) — 19 replies, latest 12 minutes ago


Wait for view to close?

Hi there, Pretty simple question: how can I close the currently presented view when I tap a button in that view and open a new one when it's closed? I've tried numerous ways, but it keeps giving me "Value error: View is already being presented or animati...

Started by Absolutist (in Questions) — 7 replies, latest 55 minutes ago


Cacti Killer

Fun side project game to be released (eventually, currently in review) on the App Store. Code is pretty messy at this point, just want to get it working, then I'll focus on cleaning up code.

Started by techteej (in Questions) — 10 replies, latest 1 hour ago


Stop ALL effects

Is there any way to stop all playing sound effects without stopping the script?

Started by techteej (in Questions) — 14 replies, latest 2 hours ago


Pythonista reload all modules?

Is there a way to reload all the modules, or at least some folder in Pythonista? It is really annoying to restart it, or to use reload() functions everywhere. Is there some other way?

Started by ShadowSlayer (in Questions) — 2 replies, latest 3 hours ago


Pixel Editor

Here's a simple pixel editor I made. It only works on iPad, I don't see the point in making an iPhone version (because of the small screen). It's not really done yet, the code is a mess and there is still a lot of bugs, but I thought I'd share it anyways X...

Started by Sebastian (in Share Code) — 5 replies, latest 3 hours ago


Dropbox Syncing

What is everyone using? I have been using: https://gist.github.com/sidewinder42/8631794. However, it has issues with anything more than a folder deep and it has been creating folders that do not exist.

Started by Dann (in Questions)


Make text display as images

So I looked on here because I could've sworn someone posted something like this before, but is it possible to make text display as images in a scene? Trying to fix the blurry text in a scene after converting to Xcode issue.

Started by techteej (in Questions) — 3 replies, latest 16 hours ago


Feature Request: Game Center Module

I don't know if this would be possible, but maybe a game center module and we can pick achievements and implement leaderboards.

Started by techteej (in General) — 1 reply 1 day ago


Reference frame for motion

It appears that the default reference frame used by pythonista when calling core motion is either xarbitrary, or xarbitrary with magnetometer stabilization... Not sure which. As a suggestion for future versions, would it be possible to specify which frame...

Started by JonB (in Questions)


Switches in a cell in a table view

Is there any way to put switches in a cell in a table view?

Started by techteej (in Questions) — 7 replies, latest 1 day ago


Suggestion: different interface for file move target list

The way the file move dialog currently works it shows the entire folder structure in a "tree" style, i. e. by indenting subfolders. However due to the fact that this requires loading all folders everytime the target picker opens, the loading time increases...

Started by dgelessus (in General) — 2 replies, latest 1 day ago


Button freezes Pythonista

If you click the Microphone button in my program, it automatically freezes Pythonista. Any ideas?

Started by techteej (in Questions) — 17 replies, latest 1 day ago


Gmail API and Pythonista

Now that the Gmail API is released it seemed to me to be a good way to further break down the barriers between Pythonista and the outside world. I have previously used the imbox project within Pythonista with great success as a means of reading and writin...

Started by gauden (in Questions)


Installing modules with .tar.bz2

I'm trying to install a module with pipista. The module is packaged with .tar.bz2. Installation fails with 'ERROR: Something went wrong'. After reviewing pipista.py file my (python novice) assumption is the .bz2 extension is not handled in pipista.py. Is ...

Started by Hungryturtle (in General) — 11 replies, latest 3 days ago


Convert Markdown to PDF with Pythonista (offline, no other apps!)

Hi all, I bought Pythonista yesterday, having been made aware of its presence by a talk at the EuroPython conference. I've been playing around with it for hours already... This finally turns my iPad2 into an actually useful device (besides surfing and usa...

Started by SpotlightKid (in Share Code) — 7 replies, latest 3 days ago


I am 20,000 days old!!

OK, here are a series of Python brainteasers based on this very special day for me. Today is NOT my birthday but today is my 20,000th day on the planet. Here the clock has just struck midnight and now it is Sat. 23 Aug 2014. When I run the following Py...

Started by ccc (in General) — 6 replies, latest 3 days ago


Learn Python the Hard Way: ex13

Good evening, I am currently trying to execute an 'argv' command similar to one found in exercise 13 of this book. Currently, I am having issues with the syntax and am receiving 'invalid syntax' errors. Is there anyone here that is familiar with this bo...

Started by ced (in Questions) — 9 replies, latest 3 days ago


A possible bug in Pythonista.

When you are in the editor, if you swipe from right to left, console opens. But if you drag it (without releasing the finger), than put another finger on the screen, release the first one, and continue dragging with the second one, the console will continu...

Started by ShadowSlayer (in General) — 2 replies, latest 3 days ago


Force Landscape on iPad using UI Module

Is there any way to force the view to launch in landscape on iPad using the UI module like in scene?

Started by techteej (in Questions) — 2 replies, latest 3 days ago