Saturday, June 04, 2005

New release of Python for Series 60

Eric Smart, the Product Manager at Nokia responsible for the Python port, announced today a pre-alpha release of the next version of Python for Series 60. This looks to be a major update and includes API hooks for the contacts and calendar, the camera, access to system information, and crucially to my mind, a new 2D graphics API for direct-screen drawing.

 
The new version of Python includes a 2D graphics API, used in the above game of Snake which ships as one of the example scripts...

Update: Version 1.1.3 has now been released...