New Kivy Crash Course video - 14: Using a ScreenManager
New Kivy Crash Course video released, 14: Using a ScreenManager.
This time I cover the basics behind using a ScreenManager widget,
which can display one Screen at a time whilst making it easy to switch
to other screens including using fancy transitions. The ScreenManager
isn’t too hard, but it ...
New Kivy Crash Course video - 13: Using Kivy’s settings panel
New Kivy Crash Course video released, 13: Using Kivy’s settings panel.
In this video I cover how to store your application settings in a
file, how to read them in when necessary, and how to have Kivy
semi-automatically construct a widget so the user can modify
settings in real ...
New Kivy Crash Course video - 12: Using Android APIs
New Kivy Crash Course video released, 12: Using Android APIs.
In this video I quickly cover 3 (related) ways to access Android’s
APIs straight from Python, making it easy to use hardware features
like the accelerometer as well as tasks like sending an email or
displaying a notification. It ...
Shall I keep going?
To anyone reading these write-ups of my Kivy Crash Course…shall I
keep going? I’ll keep writing up the individual videos if people are
finding them useful, but I’d also like to spend more time blogging
about other things (including other Kivy features rather than just
following the ...
Kivy Crash Course 3 - More interesting widget interactions
This is the standalone write-up of my third Kivy Crash Course video,
linked above. In this entry, I head back to Python to add some more
complex and interesting behaviour to our simple program from the
If you want to follow along, you can copy ...
Kivy Crash Course 2 - Building an Android APK
In this writeup of my second Kivy Crash Course video, I describe how
to use the buildozer tool to
compile a Kivy application into a fully functional standalone Android
APK. For reference, you can find the original video here.
This particular article may have some overlap/redundancy ...
Kivy Crash Course 1 - Making a simple App
This is the first entry in my Kivy Crash Course, originally a series
of short (~10 minutes or less) youtube videos introducing how to
create an app using the kivy graphical framework, how to use different
Kivy features, and other topics like how to build for android ...