[Edu-sig] [ANNC] pynguin-0.11 python turtle graphics application

mokurai at earthtreasury.org mokurai at earthtreasury.org
Fri Aug 12 04:43:22 CEST 2011


The purely graphical Python version of turtle Graphics is Turtle
Art/Turtle Blocks in the Sugar education software.

http://activities.sugarlabs.org/en-US/sugar/addon/4027

You are welcome to adapt the tutorials at

http:wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Activities/TurtleArt/Tutorials

to Pynguin or any other version of Turtle Art.

On Wed, August 10, 2011 10:39 pm, Lee Harr wrote:
>
> 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.
>
>
> http://pynguin.googlecode.com/
>
>
> This release continues to expand basic functionality and
>     explores more user-friendly options in the interface.
>
>
> 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-0.11:
>     Session
>         - all settings now moved in to menus and settings dialogs
>
>     Pynguin API
>         - added .label() method to have a label attached to a pynguin
>             - also accessible as .name attribute
>         - added .speed() method to change speed from user code
>         - viewcoords() now returns integers by default
>             - pass floats=True to get the float values instead
>         - added .track() and .notrack() methods for user code
>
>     Canvas
>         - added support for custom avatars
>             - both svg and bitmap images supported
>         - fixed motion when drawing slow circles with pen up
>         - don't draw circles when pen is up and speed is instant
>         - expand canvas when resizing window
>
>     Integrated Editor
>         - added "Test / Run all" button
>         - improved handling of external .py files
>
>     Integrated Console
>         - now gives correct call syntax when using test/run on classes
>
>     Examples
>         - make examples use new viewcoords() API
>         - fixed multi.pyn scatter example
>         - make multi.pyn follow examples work with existing pynguins
>         - demonstrate labels in multi.pyn follow example
>         - fix penup() in oo.pyn ZZ example
>         - add centered circle in oo.pyn ZZ example
>
>     General
>         - fixed examples getting gzipped in .deb distribution file
>         - added a way to dump contents of .pyn from command line
>
>
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