Kivy Hackathon and FOSDEM 2019

Fri 01 February 2019

For the last 3 days several of the Kivy Core Developers gathered in Brussels, Belgium for the first ever core developer hackathon. Not only is this the first time we’ve gathered to work on Kivy framework issues, but for most of us the first time we’ve ever met ...

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Kivy Android app showcase

Fri 15 January 2016

A natural question when people hear about Kivy as a way to create Android apps in Python is…what can you do with it? Is it performant enough for games, can you call the Android APIs, do all apps look the same? One of the best resources for these kinds ...

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python-for-android now supports Python 3 APKs

Sun 10 January 2016

It’s been a long time coming, but we can finally make the announcement… python-for-android now supports Python 3 Android apps! This naturally includes Kivy, but also should work for anything else you can package with python-for-android, such as apps made with PySDL2. Using Python 3 remains experimental for now ...

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Python on Android

Wed 29 April 2015

There are an increasing number of resources about different ways of running Python on Android. Kivy (and its subprojects) are commonly mentioned, as one of the most mature and popular ways to do so, but one thing that gets less attention is the details of what you can do with ...

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Hy (lisp) and Kivy

Wed 15 October 2014

I was recently reminded of the super cool Hy project. Hy is a lisp that compiles to python’s own abstract syntax tree, so it works perfectly with existing Python code (including with Cython etc.) but also exposes all the power of lisp.

For instance, here’s a simple Kivy ...

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