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Help with Magic8Ball (scenes)

Magic8Ball is a game that gives you advice. I've already made the game with 3 scenes. The first scene (MyScene), says the name of the game. The second scene (Help), gives instructions. The last scene (Advice), gives the advice However, I need help with mak...

Started by Pythonistapro777 (in Share Code) — 6 replies, latest 54 minutes ago

Opening a local file

In previous versions open document would open a local mark down doc but now it says file does not exist. How should I reference a local markup document

Started by Martindolan (in General) — 1 reply 2 hours ago

Spam on the forums

Too much spam! We really need some way to regulate spam. I don't think anyone cares if it's back-end code that analyzes posts or a team of forum moderators from the community or what. Does anyone have any ideas?

Started by Gerzer (in General) — 10 replies, latest 2 hours ago

Fitbit "Sleep Analyzer"

My kids gave me a Fitbit wristband, a "Flex" version and started playing with Python FitbinAPI. check out here: The site has all the info how to get your own keys -- I randomized the ones in code to ...

Started by ltddev (in General) — 3 replies, latest 3 hours ago


Hey, Ole Recently saw your tweet about a Ruby IDE for iOS. I think this would be very interesting and useful. Have you already started the project or it's only an idea? Thanks Filippo

Started by filippocld (in General) Module

Hi, Few days ago i experimented, a more powerful (and intuitive) alternative version to CoreData(ObjC) and SQLite. Obviously I searched for an implementation for my favourite language, Python. I didn't find it :-( . Can @ole implement the framewor...

Started by filippocld (in General) — 6 replies, latest 10 hours ago

Looking for People Willing to Write Tutorials

Hey everyone, I know I've been really silent lately, but thats my fault. Had a lot on my plate to deal with. BUT I promise I will be contributing once again and will be better than ever! ;) That being said, I really want to get things going with the new ...

Started by techteej (in General) — 21 replies, latest 12 hours ago

Bugs with latest beta

I don't know if this is intentional, but editor can't be imported by appex scripts.. Only a few photos (the ones from after updating to this beta) show in photos.pick_image I know this one wasn't in the last beta. I have 1.6 GB of photos: And only 3 sh...

Started by Webmaster4o (in General) — 8 replies, latest 13 hours ago

Script disappeared

I wonder whether anyone has experienced the same -very annoying- behaviour: All of a sudden the complete contents of one of my scripts has disappeared. What's left is an empty script. This happened to me already three times! I can't reproduce it. Maybe a ...

Started by upwart (in General) — 17 replies, latest 22 hours ago

objc nil?

in the beta ctypes/objc_utils module, is there a way to send nil as a selector argument? i was trying to use locationOfTouch_inView_ with a nil view, but none of None, ns(None), ObjCInstance(0) worked.

Started by JonB (in Questions) — 2 replies, latest 1 day ago

Limitations due to iOS

I am at home in the Linux world. Playing around with Pythonista gives the Impression that I have to live with a number of limitations due to iOS, see example belog. My question: where can i find a list of Pythonista/iOS limitations? Edit: Adding list of k...

Started by georg.viehoever (in Questions) — 5 replies, latest 1 day ago

Unlimited backgrounding

I'm trying to follow this tutorial to enable unlimited backgrounding on an app, using the new objc_util (in the beta). Do you think it will work? Is the tutorial still relevant with the latest iOS versions? The code looks pretty simple: @property (nonat...

Started by jan4843 (in Questions) — 7 replies, latest 1 day ago

post to pythonista forum from pythonista app

It works! Here's a user interface that you can set up to run from the action extension (sized for iPad). It automatically copies the code from the current file into the post draft. Once you are ready to post you can go through a markdown preview and then ...

Started by cook (in Share Code) — 7 replies, latest 2 days ago

[Beta] Fun with MapKit and objc_util

I've been experimenting a lot with the new objc_util module lately, and I thought I'd share a few more advanced examples. So here's the first... Please note that this relies on a couple of changes I made in the very latest build (uploaded about an hour ag...

Started by omz (in General) — 8 replies, latest 2 days ago

Pythonista 1.6 Beta #160020

Build #160020 is now available via TestFlight. Please use this thread for feedback. I've just added a couple of new people to the TestFlight list – if you didn't get an invite, but would like to participate, please fill out this form: → Beta Signup.

Started by omz (in General) — 48 replies, latest 2 days ago

Questions about editor

I wanna try editor.replace_text, it works well in example, but if i add editor.make_new_file, it wont work after editor.make_new_file, is there any way to make it? Is there any way to make other language syntax highlight in editor and no need to run?

Started by Obelisk (in Questions) — 15 replies, latest 2 days ago

[Beta] Tinkering with Pythonista's internals using objc_util

Another objc_util example (yes, I'm really excited about this module)... This one's really just for fun because I wanted to see if I could make it work at all. As the previous MapView example, this is also a custom view class, but of a completely differen...

Started by omz (in General) — 9 replies, latest 3 days ago

Some questions about Pythonista

Is theoretically possible to present a ui in the extension without breaking apple rules? Can you please reinsert the icloud drive implementation? Is it possible to change theme with objc_util? In editorial there is editor.get_theme(). Why not adding it in...

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

Get HTML from UI.webview

Is it possible to get the HTML from a loaded url in UI.Webview?

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

Download script into Pythonista

Hi to everyone. I would like to know if there is some way to download scripts from my Desktop PC into my iphone. Thanks for your help. Alejandro.

Started by amazzuca (in Questions) — 16 replies, latest 4 days ago