python on iPad (PyPad)

Matt Schinckel matt at
Sun Apr 10 07:48:34 CEST 2011

On Apr 9, 2:13 pm, Jon Dowdall <jon_dot_dowdall_at at> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Sorry for the blatant advertising but hope some of you may be interested
> to know that I've created an iPad application containing the python
> interpreter and a simple execution environment. It's available in iTunes
> at
> I wanted to have python available 'on the go' without carrying a laptop.
> The current implementation is based on my need to test simple python
> functions in an isolated environment. I hope to add more iOS specific
> capabilities if there is enough interest.
> Enjoy...
> Jon Dowdall

I know this sound shallow, but you really need a nicer icon.

Otherwise, I'm quite excited about this. It will certainly be better
than my current workflow of connecting via ssh to a server just to run
python code.


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