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Python on your phone: Building mobile apps with Kivy


Many Django developers are familiar with building APIs, but what about when you need to build a mobile client consume them? Wouldn’t it be great if you could build a mobile application using the same language as your backend?

Well, you can!

This talk will introduce Kivy, a framework for building multi-touch applications. We’ll cover all the basics, including…

  • Why you’d want to build mobile apps in Python, and what other options exist
  • How to install Kivy (It’s really easy!)
  • Basic examples of what a Kivy app looks like
  • The Kv Design language, a YAML-esque abstraction for rapidly building UI’s
  • How to access the hardware features of your device
  • How to package your app for the Google Play and iOS App stores

We’ll provide everything you need to know to get started building Python- powered phone apps with Kivy.


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