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Multiplayer online game using Python

I would like to create a multiplayer online game using Python. Is this technically possible? If so, where would I begin?

Started by techteej (in Questions)

Tell cursor position in a TextField?

It seems not possible to tell where the cursor is at in a TextField? For TextView, there is the selected_range property. But it is not available for TextField.

Started by ywangd (in Questions)


I downloaded Web2py and, lo and behold, it runs without Tk by starting a web server and all editing can be done there. The problem is that after a short time the script stops and I get the notification that the script has been stopped by the background tim...

Started by ihf (in General) — 11 replies, latest 6 hours ago

Pythonista caching problems

While developing some new scripts, I started dividing functionality into separate files. An example of this is a FeedWrangler class that I'm going to use in a few different things. I have two files: the file with the FeedWrangler class, an...

Started by RainmanNoodles (in Questions) — 2 replies, latest 15 hours ago

ios module for Calendar

I've done a search of the forum, and I can see that back in 2012 there was a suggestion that there may be an ios specific module to get access to the Calendar and calendar events. I can see in the release notes for the 1.6 beta, that this still isn't the c...

Started by clokey74 (in General) — 3 replies, latest 1 day ago

git repo manager

Here is the start of a git repo manager for pythonista. I was frustrated with some limitations of the shellista git, and in some cases a graphical display makes more sense. The repo dropdown menu shows all repos on the device, and when a repo is selected...

Started by JonB (in General) — 11 replies, latest 1 day ago

StaSh - Shell Like an Expert in Pythonista

Inspired by shellista and its variants, StaSh is a serious attempt to implement a bash-like shell for Pythonista. StaSh behaves more like a real Shell, such as Bash. It is feature rich and allows users focus on tasks without getting in the way. Notable ...

Started by ywangd (in Share Code) — 29 replies, latest 1 day ago

Importing scipy package

I imported the scipy source package into the site-packages folder...what do I do now? A call to "import scipy.stats" gives me an error message: ImportError: Error importing scipy: you cannot import scipy while being in scipy source directory; plea...

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

Best way to implement recurring task

Hi there, I'm currently working on a project what should call an API about every minute (the exact timing is not that important). In order to do it I have a while loop wich is paused after each loop for 60 seconds. def loop(): while True: upd...

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

UI Weather

Here is a Very basic and messy Weather program inspired from a post I saw here a while back.

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

Using Workflow app with Pythonista

I'm just beginning to play with the new IOS Workflow app and trying to understand how it works with Pythonista. I was trying to see if I could create a WF which simply ran a script and spoke the output (obviously I don't need WF to do this but it is simply...

Started by ihf (in General) — 21 replies, latest 3 days ago

Where to find or add images, sounds, etc.?

e.g. refers to images "GreenApple" and sounds like "Coin3". and Where are these located? Where will I find a list of all available images and sounds? And what is the recommended way & location to add my own images or sounds? Thanks!

Started by Des (in General) — 1 reply 3 days ago

Files, folders,, and imports

Apologies if this question turns out to not be Pythonista-specific, but I'm having a hard time understanding why my folders + imports break when I move things in Pythonista. When I place somewhere in Pythonista (at the top level, or within a folder...

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

Pythonista 1.6 Beta

So, with Apple's new TestFlight, I can finally have a lot more beta testers, and won't have to worry about device limits so much. If you'd like to play with the next version of Pythonista before it hits the App Store, please send me an email with your App...

Started by omz (in General) — 135 replies, latest 3 days ago

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: I'm making it for...

Started by Shambhala (in General) — 25 replies, latest 4 days ago

Typicon image files have all-or-nothing transparency when loaded

When I load a Typicon file, e.g. the house picture, all the partial transparency (antialiasing) is removed: This is how it looks once I'm done with it: and this is how it should look: Here is my code: from PIL import Image as ImageP import io imp...

Started by 0942v8653 (in Questions) — 3 replies, latest 4 days ago

URL Scheme to Return to Safari

Hi: I've got an action extension through the Workflow App that calls and runs the following URL-shortening (via Bitly) Pythonista script: import requests import json import clipboard import webbrowser import console LongURL = str(clipboard.get()) query_...

Started by calebaharrison (in General)


Something I feel is missing from the Python language is the array data type. I know of the builtin array module but I haven't yet seen it used and having tried it decided I wanted something more akin to the C++ type. So I made this. https://gist.github....

Started by misha_turnbull (in Share Code) — 1 reply 5 days ago

iCloud Drive

Greetings! I am starting to pick up Python and Pythonista alongside, so excuse me on my first post, which should be understood as a suggestion/idea and can be deleted if it is not applicable. I find it very annoying that the root folder ist not a synced ...

Started by marquito (in General) — 8 replies, latest 5 days ago

Reminders: List Index Out of range

I get a list index bug at line 10, not quite sure why. # coding: utf-8 import dialogs import reminders import ui v = ui.load_view('reminders') reminders_table = v['reminders'] def picked(sender): item = sender.items[sender.selected_row] r = item...

Started by techteej (in Questions) — 14 replies, latest 5 days ago