can python do that (6 Part Series)
Hey everyone, I wanted to start a new series in dev.to with name
can python do that.
This series aims to cover python libraries which are amazing and beginner friendly. As a part of this series I will include 3 libraries every week. If this seems less in number please feel free to comment the frequency of the articles to be posted. I would love to catch up with the speed.
Libraries we will be glancing today are
Spoiler Alert: React Native for macOS and Windows. Microsoft blog post
Kivy - Open source Python library for rapid development of applications that make use of innovative user interfaces, such as multi-touch apps.
There is an application which was used in Pycon India 2018 which is built entirely on Kivy.
PyCon India 2018 Application
Mobile App for PyConIndia
Install from pip
pip install -r requirements.txt
To test install kivy and run the following::
$ python eventsapp/main.py -m screen:droid2,portrait -m inspector $ python3 eventsapp/main.py -m screen:droid2,portrait -m inspector
Help on screens
To change images in app
- Paste/change the image in PyCon-Mobile-App/tools/theming
- Change your directory to PyCon-Mobile-App
- Run command
This command will aggregate all the png images in your file to one atlas from which the images are loaded.
to make apk prefer linux
- Install buildozer: pip install buildozer
- Edit the buildozer.spec to specify if you have android ndk and sdk if not they will be automatically be downloaded by the next step.
- Connect your mobile, enable usb debugging, Then goto PyConIndia
folder and type
Link to a existing vm that can be re-used will be added for convenience.
Toga uses native system widgets, not themes. When you see a Toga app running, it doesn’t just look like a native app - it is a native app. Applying an operating system-inspired theme over the top of a generic widget set is an easy way for a developer to achieve a cross-platform goal, but it leaves the end user with the mess.
So, why is it called "Toga"?
When in Rome, do as the Romans do. And what does a Roman wear? A Toga!
The Dash platform empowers Data Science teams to focus on the data and models, while producing and sharing enterprise-ready analytic apps that sit on top of Python and R models. What would typically require a team of back-end developers, front-end developers, and IT can all be done with Dash.
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Spoiler Alert: Next week we will see a framework with which building data apps would be like eating a pie 🥧