[Edu-sig] [ANNC] pynguin-0.12 (fixes problems running on Windows)

Lee Harr missive at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 22 03:35:44 CEST 2011

Pynguin is a python-based turtle graphics application.
    It combines an editor, interactive interpreter, and
    graphics display area.

It is meant to be an easy environment for introducing
    some programming concepts to beginning programmers.


This release fixes problems which prevented the program
    from working properly on Windows systems.

Pynguin is tested with Python 2.7.1 and PyQt 4.8.3 and
    will use Pygments syntax highlighting if available.

Pynguin is released under GPLv3.

Changes in pynguin-0.12:
    Important fixes
        - Fixed menu items and dialogs not working on Windows
        - Fixed error on Windows when trying to write backup files

    Pynguin API
        - bgcolor()
        - raise exception if using color component outside of 0-255
        - make util.nudge_color() API match util.choose_color()

        - allow setting background color
        - fix custom svg avatars to allow any size avatar

    Integrated Editor
        - comment / uncomment line / region

    Integrated Console
        - added command to clear history
        - clears line before writing commands selected in menu

        - added fractals example file


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