[Edu-sig] [edupython] News about turtle graphics
kirby.urner at gmail.com
Fri Jun 23 15:54:47 CEST 2006
Yes, I'm liking the demos too and will say something in my blog today.
Question: say a student has just booted IDLE and wants to run the
minimum import and turtle commands to draw a triangle, what would that
look like? I believe I will be able to answer my own question with
just a little more study. I am wondering if an xturtle package with
an __ini__.py would make sense.
On 6/23/06, Gregor Lingl <glingl at aon.at> wrote:
> Dethe Elza schrieb:
> > Hi Gregor,
> > I tried it out on OS X and it works great. There are some very
> > beautiful demos. I will try to dig under the hood at some point and
> > see if it would be feasible to replace Tinker with Cocoa
> > (conditionally, if the user has PyObjC installed, otherwise it could
> > fall back to Tkinter).
> Ah fine, please do so - (and keep us informed).
> There is one single class, TurtleScreenBase, which contains the
> interface to Tkinter. It was
> one of my primary design decisions, to keep this small and isolated. (I
> had in mind e.g. porting
> it to Jython). So at first concentrate on that small part of the thing.
> Unfortunately this part of the software is still not very well
> documented (albeit it doesn't
> contain special intricacies). If you have questions, feel free to ask.
> (Of course that doesn't apply to the demoViewer ...)
> Best wishes
> > even a workaround for <canvas> in IE, but the performance would
> > definitely take a hit.
> > Great work. I should take a look at Rur-ple now...
> > --Dethe
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