[PythonCE] graphical libs for pocket pc

Voidspace mike at pcblokes.com
Wed Sep 8 13:05:12 CEST 2004

Thomas Heller wrote:

>Voidspace <mike at pcblokes.com> writes:
>Another alternative would be to port ctypes (then you can call windows
>api functions directly from Python) to the pocket PC - I cannot do it
>myself, but I would be willing to support anyone who tries this.
That sounds like it would be *really* useful. I'd even love to do it !!
However - I've never compiled for the PocketPC - but I can download the 
SDK if someone can point me to the files and the compile chain...

I also have no direct experience of directly calling the windoze API - 
but I *need* to learn. My only experience of calling an OS API was the 
Amiga which was a joy to program for... that was a while ago though. 
Similarly I am just migrating from Python to Pyrex/C - so have very 
little experience of any of the steps necessary (although a familiarity 
with some of the concepts and C structures I guess). Learning to use 
ctypes was 'on my list of things to do' anyway.

Do you think a project like this likely to be well over my head ? 
(Obviously an impossible question - but if you think it's middle of the 
range difficulty htne I can tackle it a step at a time... if it's a 
fairly high level of difficulty then it's probably outside the bounds of 




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