[Edu-sig] graphics on mac

Winston Wolff winstonw at stratolab.com
Fri Jan 18 17:48:51 CET 2008

I think built in, you are limited to turtle graphics.  If you can  
install something, you could use my MakeBot/MoonUnit system.  It does  
very nice graphics.  I use it to teach middle school kids and it works  
great.  ( http://stratolab.com/misc/makebot )

You could probably build something with Cocoa, but that would be some  


On Jan 18, 2008, at 11:22 AM, Felicia Gershberg wrote:

> Hi -
> I am teaching Python programming to a small group of 5th graders on  
> Macs with OS-X.  We have Python 2.3.5.  I'd like to be able to do  
> simple graphics with them, but I haven't been able to find any  
> reference for graphics calls (Carbon?) or even how to get a graphics  
> window - at least, not anything that works.  Can anyone provide any  
> guidance?
> Note that I probably can't download anything that is not already  
> installed on the Macs, because these are in the school computer lab,  
> and I am a parent volunteer with no admin privileges.
> Thanks!
> Felicia
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Winston Wolff
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