|Kivy 1.8 Now With Python 3.x Support|
|Written by Sue Gee|
|Thursday, 06 February 2014|
Kivy 1.8 is the first version of a popular open source Python framework to support Python 3.x.
Kivy, which is released under the MIT license and works on Windows, OSX, Linux, Android and iOS and Raspberry Pi makes use of OpenGL to create a standardized UI and graphics environment for Python.
It lets you create apps that are multi-touch, react to gestures, and track objects and markers.
Up until now it's main drawback was lack of support for the Python 3.x branch and, as we reported, in 2012 the Python Software Foundation awarded the Kivy Foundation $5,000 for porting the core Kivy codebase together with a number of Kivy project dependencies (their Android and iOS tools) and a number of third-party dependencies (e.g., PIL, gstreamer, opencv) to Python 3.3 and this has now been achieved.
The other highlights of this release are:
The new version is available for download on the Kivy website.
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