[Ironpython-users] IronPython for Android

Zachary Gramana zgramana at pottsconsultinggroup.com
Thu Dec 22 13:21:06 CET 2011


On Dec 22, 2011, at 2:34, Jeff Hardy <jdhardy at gmail.com> wrote:

> In what must have been a fit of insanity, I decided to try porting
> IronPython to Mono for Android. Surprisingly, it wan't that hard to
> get it to compile, and the new build system makes it much easier to
> add more platforms (this is not a coincidence, of course).
> Unfortunately, I don't know enough about MonoDroid to say that it will
> work 100%. My very quick hello world demo worked, but it doesn't do
> much. I don't know what pieces are only loaded at runtime that will
> fail, and I haven't figured out a sane way to run the test suite under
> the Android emulator.
> If you want to check it out, there's a preview build available at
> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/18551867/IronPython-2.7.2a0.zip (look in
> Platforms/android) and the source is at
> https://github.com/jdhardy/ironpython/tree/ipy-2.7-android. Please
> open any issues on http://ironpython.codeplex.com/workitem/list/basic,
> as always.
> This, of course, is just the beginning. MonoTouch, Windows Phone,
> Windows 8 Metro, etc. would all be nice additions as well.
> - Jeff
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