Category Archives: Coding

Kivy Programming Contest 2014

Kivy is organizing its second application development contest!. This is a great chance for users both new and experienced to show off their skills and compete for prizes. Entries will be judged on a range of criteria accessible to both … Continue reading Continue reading

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2048, in Python / Kivy

If you don’t know the 2048 puzzle yet, you should. But be careful, it’s time consuming. I won’t go on the whole clone history of the game, but will just say that if you want to play it on the … Continue reading Continue reading

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Using Facebook SDK with Python-for-Android / Kivy

For another museum project, Arnaud asked me to see if we could integrate Facebook in an app on Android. The usual libraries are made for desktop, and manually open a webbrowser to handle the user authorization. But that’s not really … Continue reading Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Kivy on Raspberry Pi

Kivy doesn’t run yet on the Raspberry Pi, and we need your help to crowdfund it! Even is Kivy is built to be compatible for GLES 2.0, we lack of a python EGL support. The plan is to add a … Continue reading Continue reading

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Pyjnius: Accessing Java classes from Python

We’re pleased to announce the Pyjnius project. It’s a Python library to access Java classes from Python, on the desktop or on Android. Source code: github.com/kivy/pyjnius Documentation: pyjnius.readthedocs.org We found others libraries such as JPype or Py4j, but we weren’t … Continue reading Continue reading

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IOS Support for Kivy

Kivy has now added official support for IOS platform. You can now package your Kivy application for the Ipad (and other iOS devices, testers needed). The current instructions are available here: http://kivy.org/docs/guide/packaging-ios.html For the full story on the multiple Apple … Continue reading Continue reading

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Kivy programming contest #1 is over!

During January, we hosted a contest for promoting the Kivy framework. The goal was simple: create a game using Kivy, without external non-pure python dependencies. All the entries have been submitted on our sponsor Github (and thanks to NotionInk), under … Continue reading Continue reading

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Introducing “Python for Android”

I’m glad to share a new project called Python for Android. The goal of this project is to package your python application into an APK. https://github.com/kivy/python-for-android The project is under the umbrella of Kivy organization, but is not designed to … Continue reading Continue reading

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Kivy programming contest #1

Kivy, an open source project for building cross platform applications and user interfaces, is announcing its 1st programming contest. The contest will start with the publication of official rules on January 1st. Registrations will be accepted through January 25th, and … Continue reading Continue reading

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Kivy 1.0.8 released ! What’s next ?

101 days after 1.0.7, Kivy 1.0.8 have been released (changelog). This release include: New widgets: Virtual Keyboard, Accordion, ProgressBar Video support on android – Python bindings for ffmpeg have been done and are available on github. Theses are focused to … Continue reading Continue reading

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