ANNOUNCE: pygame 1.9.0 released!

René Dudfield renesd at
Sat Aug 1 06:57:20 CEST 2009

What's new (heaps of things since 1.8.1):

Summary of changes:
  - many, many fixes and improvements. The largest amount of changes
has gone into this release than any other pygame release.
  - bug fixes for backwards compatibility issues introduced in pygame
1.8.x series. old games like solarwolf and libraries like PGU work
  - experimental camera webcam module (still in development).
  - experimental midi module based on portmidi and pyportmidi (99%
  - experimental gfxdraw module based on SDL_gfx (including AA
circles, textured polygons and other goodness).
  - python3, and python3.1 support mostly completed. Some modules
still remain to be completed - but mostly it's working.
  - nokia mobile phone s60 support.
  - improved OSX support (dropped pyobjc dependency, improved
installer, sysfont now works on OSX).
  - pygame.examples + pygame.tests included with pygame. This makes
testing easier, and also makes learning pygame more fun and easy.
  - cleanup of examples, and addition of new examples.
  - new tools to aid in development of pygame itself, better
compilation documentation.
  - py2app, and py2exe support improved.

Files are up on the download page

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