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I am 20,000 days old!!

OK, here are a series of Python brainteasers based on this very special day for me. Please do NOT post your answers (or even hints) to these questions until after noon on Sun 24 Aug 2014 in your timezone.. This will give everyone a chance to work out th...

Started by ccc (in General) — 1 reply 1 hour ago

Dead reckoning script.

I was working on an dead reckoning script, despite hearing from just about everybody that the phone had too much noise/too low a frequency for sampling (Which turned out to be true, on my ipod touch 5th generation it drifts around 40cm per 5 seconds). Cod...

Started by nope (in General)

Pythonista Webbrowser

I started making a webbrowser with the ui module. It's not much now, but it works.

Started by Sebastian (in Share Code) — 16 replies, latest 8 hours ago

Python benchmarking

I thought it might be interesting to benchmark everything in my home that ran python, and compare the different speeds. I used the pystone benchmark that can be found here Here are my results: Ipod touch 5 with A5 processor at 800MHz Pythonista 1.4: 50...

Started by nope (in General) — 16 replies, latest 9 hours ago

ebay sdk and lxml

I can install the ebaysdk but it wants lxml. Has anyone successfully installed lxml on pythonista?

Started by polymerchm (in Questions) — 3 replies, latest 17 hours 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) — 3 replies, latest 1 day ago

Simple Orientation (no WebView)?

Ccc's answer re orientation in a scene made me wonder why a similar approach wouldn't work with a ui.View. It seems it does? import ui, console class SubView (ui.View): def __init__(self): self.present('panel') def layout(self): ...

Started by tony (in Questions)

Started by tony (in General)

Custom keyboard made using scene module!

Hey there guys! Here is a small keyboard I made for use with scene.Scene. It supports different layouts (defined by user), but I have just one for now. I've tested it only on iPad3 in landscape mode, so I am not sure how it will behave on smaller devices, ...

Started by ShadowSlayer (in Share Code) — 5 replies, latest 1 day ago

Where can I find some more iOS related images?

I am writing a custom keyboard, and I'd like to have an image for backspace and hide keyboard. I've checked ionicons and typicons but haven't found anything like I want there. Maybe someone know a resource where I can get such icons? Thanks

Started by ShadowSlayer (in Questions) — 4 replies, latest 1 day ago

Scene find out device orientation.

How can I find out device orientation? Should I use scene.gravity() to get gravity and then try to transform it into orientation?

Started by ShadowSlayer (in Questions) — 1 reply 1 day 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)

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 file my (python novice) assumption is the .bz2 extension is not handled in Is ...

Started by Hungryturtle (in General) — 5 replies, latest 1 day ago

Bottom of Scene tap delay in standalone app

When the app first loads, it starts the console: As you can see, there is a section at the bottom of the screen. When the Scene begins, there is a slight delay when trying to tap in that area, even though the app isn't even...

Started by Shambhala (in General)

Accelerometer error dependant on phone position?

I was just playing around with the ipod touch 5 accelerometer using pythonista's motion module. I wrote this little script to see how much the error was: Apparently the error is highly dependent on the position the phone is in ...

Started by nope (in General) — 5 replies, latest 1 day ago

ImageView Bug

I've discovered a very irritating hang-up bug. The following code demonstrates it: import ui v = ui.View() im = ui.ImageView() im.load_from_url('') im.flex = 'LRTBWH' v.add_subview(im) v....

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

Where are built-in fonts from?

I've been checking Pythonista's built-in fonts, and found out some of them are paid! Did Ole buy them? Or is there some website where I can get these fonts for free (to try out some apps that require these fonts with my pcista). Thanks

Started by ShadowSlayer (in Questions) — 1 reply 1 day ago

Drum Machine

Simple drum machine I made today while I was bored. Feel free to optimize. Supports 8 drums. Later I am hopefully going to add a simple menu to save and load drum sheets. It should be running fine on both iPad and iPhone. GitHub repo:

Started by ShadowSlayer (in General) — 4 replies, latest 1 day ago

Python Objective-C Bridge

Hi First of all, great product! I'm pretty sure I can call back into Objective-C by writing a statically compiled python library with the functions I want in it (I can see examples of this in places like and (e.g. import _canvas)). BTW...

Started by snaggled (in Questions) — 1 reply 2 days ago

Help wanted.

Another attempt at getting some help with Cloud Jump 2.

Started by techteej (in General) — 1 reply 2 days ago