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motion.get_attitude returns 0

motion.get_attitude returns (0.0,0.0,0.0) constantly now. I ran it once, and it worked properly. On the other side of airport security, it returned (1.0,1.0,1.0). Every time I ran the script after that, I got 0. Is this because it's run with scene, and sce...

Started by Webmaster4o (in General) — 3 replies, latest 7 minutes ago

Help with Jitter Click, simple game (scene with button)

Jitter Click is a very simple game where you have 10 seconds to click the button as many times as you can. Then your score will be displayed. I just need help with changing the colour of the button to red. I know it seems stupid but I'm a noob and a really...

Started by Pythonistapro777 (in Share Code)



Started by Pythonistapro777 (in General)

Help with Jitter Click, simple game (scene with button)

Jitter Click is a very simple game where you have 10 seconds to click the button as many times as you can. Then your score will be displayed. I just need help with the screen size error. I know it seems stupid but I'm a noob and a really early Pythonista b...

Started by Pythonistapro777 (in Share Code) — 2 replies, latest 1 hour ago

Launching Pythonista from 1.6b app extension

I'm trying to write a script for the 1.6 app extension that will: Take some text passed in from the share sheet Format the text in a specific way Place the formatted text on the pasteboard Launch Pythonista and run another script that will take the text ...

Started by fraserspeirs (in General)

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) — 12 replies, latest 3 hours ago 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) — 7 replies, latest 8 hours 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) — 2 replies, latest 10 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) — 11 replies, latest 13 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 17 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)

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 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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 2 days 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