Python 2.7 for iOS
By Jonathan Hosmer
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Python 2.7 for iOS is a Python 2.7.3 environment for the iOS.
🐍 Features 🐍
⇒ Interactive interpreter
⇒ Separate tab for writing and testing script files
⇒ Complete Python Documentation
⇒ Syntax Highlighting
⇒ Import saved scripts / modules in the interpreter or other scripts
⇒ Optimized for both Portrait and Lanscape orientations
⇒ Automatic indent / dedent for interpreter and script editor
⇒ Save Interpreter session as a script file to edit / run in the script editor tab
⇒ All standard modules included (plus several extras including SymPy, Requests, NetworkX, yaml, BeautifulSoup, PyLZMA and more)
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What's New in Version 1.5.4
Fixed an issue with the keyboard symbols toolbar.
Fixed several issues with creating/opening/loading/saving/closing/etc files in the Script Editor.
Fixed an issue that was causing an encoding error when importing the locale module.
Better than Pythonista!
Just started using this app and so far it's great! Intuitive interface, allows saving and reloading of your own scripts and functions, nice big interpreter screen. It is actually two interpreters, one without an editor( where you can only save the session and then reset the interpreter), and another where you can edit, save, resave, and run previous scripts,functions,etc.. The more I use it the more I like it!
I am a blind programmer and use the voiceover feature to navigate my iPhone. I was very excited to have come across such a convenient app--I can work on my Python projects away from my computer! Unfortunately, I quickly found that, like so many other iPhone applications, Python for iOS is inaccessible (i.e., unusable) to blind users. I cannot get the interpreter to work properly, and it seems that the screen reader isn't picking up several controls/menus. I would love to see this app become more accessible to disabled users. Until then, though, 1/5 stars.
The app is a really great start, and I love the interactive interpreter, but the editor is absolutely unusable.
Once a script has surpassed 30 or 40 lines, I can't touch the screen lest I risk causing it to crash. Obviously this makes writing a script of any substance phenomenally difficult.
As I said, the interpreter is still really useful, and its better than any other python app I've looked at, but the app as a whole needs some huge stability improvements.
- Category: Productivity
- Updated: Feb 22, 2013
- Version: 1.5.4
- Size: 38.0 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Vietnamese
- Seller: Jonathan Hosmer
- © 2012 Jonathan Hosmer
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.