Archive for the ‘Python’ Category

Programming, Python, Ubuntu

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In the last few months I’ve been hard at work on my Python/Cython based game engine, Ignifuga, which I’m developing alongside a mysterious game project (by the way, do you know who is the gaucho?). The rationale behind my choice of language had several aspects to it. I was already familiar with Python, it’s a […]

Android, Programming, Python, Ubuntu

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So, the cat, or should I say the chicken, is out of the bag! I’ve opened up the website for my pet project, a Python/SDL based 2D game engine called “Ignifuga”. You can check it out here.

Programming, Python

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The most famous Python bindings for SDL is probably the PyGame project, but it’s oriented to the 1.2.x versions of the multiplatform library. There’s also PySDL by Albert Zeyer, which are automatically created from the SDL headers using a generator. I tried to do the same for Cython, using an automated generator to parse header […]

Programming, Python

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If you are interested in cross compiling Python 2.7.2 for use in Windows using the Mingw32 cross compiling tools I’ll suggest that you first read my post on how to cross compile it for Android as much of the instructions are the same. Again, this instructions are tested under Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty) 64 bits . […]

Android, Programming, Python

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So, one day you wake up and decide that you don’t have enough problems in your life and that you’d like to have more. That’s when you go with the obvious choice: You’ll try to cross compile the Python runtime for use in Android. These instructions and the required patch apply to Python v2.7.2 (at […]

Programming, Python

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My latest adventures with SDL bindings eventually led me to Cython, a very recommendable tool if you are looking to extract a little bit more juice out of your Python app performance, or just hide your source a little bit more obscurely. It compiles almost any Python code as is, and it includes extensions to […]