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Pythonista 1.6 beta has expired again.

Crashes on boot.

Started by ccc (in General) — 41 replies, latest 54 minutes ago

Struggling to UI a grid of fields

Hello all, totally new to Python and Pythonista although I do have experience of AppleScript. First up kudos to Ole, fantastic app. Second up is my head scratcher. I'm trying to create a UI with a grid of uniquely identifiable text fields. I don't think ...

Started by AlanEdwards (in Questions) — 13 replies, latest 13 hours ago

IOS 8.3 now breaks iFunbox and probably other similar programs

I mindlessly took the update to IOS 8.3 this time instead of waiting to hear about any issues with Pythonista. Went to do backups and file transfers and discovered that iFunbox can no longer access the Pythonista Documents folder. Wondering now if there is...

Started by wradcliffe (in General) — 10 replies, latest 1 day ago

Pythonista-Tools achieves 99 stars on GitHub

Pythonista-Tools has achieved 99 stars and I want to thank @techteej and his band of contributors for making this site great. Pythonista-Tools contains links to other GitHub repositories of community-contributed code for Pythonista. It contains 9 categor...

Started by ccc (in Share Code) — 2 replies, latest 4 days ago

HELP! How do I submit apps to the App Store from inside Pythonista?

I spent 7 bucks on an app expecting to be able to submit Python programs to the App Store. How do I do this?

Started by jb145491 (in General) — 26 replies, latest 5 days ago

Layer ordering?

How can I control the visual (z) ordering or depth of layers to move one to the front when touched? It must be obvious, but I couldn't seem to find it in the documentation. Many thanks!

Started by moddhayward (in General) — 7 replies, latest 6 days ago

Simple file navigator view not tied to dialogs (1.6 only)

Is there one before I start hacking filenav

Started by polymerchm (in General) — 5 replies, latest 6 days ago

Reading data file (.csv)

I am a newbie to python and pythonista with a very small experience on programming. I wrote a very simple python program that can read a .csv file that is located in my computer. Now, I would like to implement it in pythonista, so my question is: where wil...

Started by Lulazo (in General) — 2 replies, latest 7 days ago

Programming at the metal

So all this c-types has me thinking about developing iOS apps directly after prototyping in Pythonista. So I need opinions. Swift or objective c. I've programmed in everything from COBOL to c++. I learn most languages by starting on a big project that fo...

Started by polymerchm (in Questions) — 6 replies, latest 7 days ago

iOS8.3 fixes console.input_alert() focus issue with BT keyboards

The problem occured whenever using Pythonista with an external keyboard. If your code brought up a text field using console.input_alert(), it wouldn't accept text without first tapping the field. I was told a while back this actually was an iOS issue. Su...

Started by pacco (in General)

Button and text field .py launch?

Hello Just wondering how to use pythonistas button & text field to send command parameters to another python script and execute it. I'm currently importing console and using alert for it but I would like to have a main gui that I can add a help button ...

Started by radlsneak (in General) — 3 replies, latest 09 Apr

Ubuntu font installer

# FontInstaller (by @olemoritz) # This script installs a custom TTF font on iOS (system-wide). # It can be used in one of two ways: # 1. Simply run it in Pythonista, you'll be prompted for the URL of the font # you'd like to install (if there's a URL...

Started by scj643 (in Share Code) — 1 reply 07 Apr

Ubuntu font installer

# FontInstaller (by @olemoritz) # This script installs a custom TTF font on iOS (system-wide). # It can be used in one of two ways: # 1. Simply run it in Pythonista, you'll be prompted for the URL of the font # you'd like to install (if there's a URL...

Started by scj643 (in Share Code)

Config Profile Generator

With the webclip and font installer app I have seen the potential of pythonista being a way to completely configure your device with configuration profiles. I just need to figure out how to make a profile that has multiple font payloads.

Started by scj643 (in General) — 6 replies, latest 07 Apr

Proof of concept HTML Editor

This is purely just a proof of concept HTML editor, which I have decided to publically release. I appologise now to all those people who cringe at my code, but as i said it is a proof of concept and when I have a better idea of how to use the Pythonista fu...

Started by Cethric (in Share Code) — 14 replies, latest 06 Apr

Watchkit possible in Pythonista?

With Apple Watch around the corner, I can't be the only pythonista wondering whether Pythonista can work with it. 1.6 has support for Bluetooth LE, so that would seem a step in the right direction. Is this possible? Will it ever be plausible? Keep up ...

Started by Tizzy (in General)

Monthly beta expiration

Sigh! I may never join the beta track again. I usually prefer to wait for the dust to settle but I was desperate for BLE. This time the beta is stable enough but it keeps expiring. I'll be glad when a new release including BLE is announced.

Started by zencuke (in General)


Hello all As some of you may have seen in the questions section of the forum, I have been for the past month or so been working on a game of chess. It was developed entirely in Pythonista, and it is here. There are still lots of bugs, and the AI isn't w...

Started by misha_turnbull (in Share Code) — 2 replies, latest 04 Apr

Why the Speech Module not working

When I call the code below nothing happens...?! It should make the phone say Hello World. Why is not happening and How can I fix it? import speech speech.say( "hello, world", "en-US", 0.0) My information or context System Status: Device Info Oper...

Started by schopenhauer (in Questions) — 7 replies, latest 04 Apr

StaSh and screen, persistent ssh shell

I'm very impressed with the functionality of Pythonista, but one feature I would really like is the ability to ssh to a server and run a script, only not a script on the server, instead one on the iDevice. The problem is: it seems to achieve what I'd like ...

Started by Aurelius (in General) — 1 reply 04 Apr