anonymous
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Could anyone recommend a version of python that runs on Android?
MIT 6.00 Intro Computer Science (OCW)
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anonymous
  • anonymous
Look for SL4A (scripting layer for android) which will allow you to install Python for Android.
anonymous
  • anonymous
IDEDroid
anonymous
  • anonymous
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anonymous
  • anonymous
I installed Py4A (http://code.google.com/p/python-for-android/). In my opinion this project is intended more for individuals who write in Python and want to package the code in an APK. There is a batch file that once placed on the device and given execute rights should allow one to run the script but it did not work for me.
anonymous
  • anonymous
I'm giving IDEdroid a try and will report back. The only shortcomings of this solution is that the actually compilation is done elsewhere which means that you need an internet connection and adds a layer of overhead. I'll report back.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Afraid that code that executes OK on IDLE (the official interpreter) does not run on IDEdroid. I was running assignment 1. Unless I am missing anything I don;t think that, as yet, there is anything usable on Android for 6.00. hope this helps.
anonymous
  • anonymous
Did you install SL4A as well as Py4A?
anonymous
  • anonymous
My understanding is that SL4A was installed automatically. I had a sirectory with that name on my phone. stephenjjohnson have you managed to get a satisfactory installation on an android device. I'm on Gingerbread (rooted)
anonymous
  • anonymous
It seems to work okay , albeit a bit clunkily, on Ice Cream Sandwich (Asus Transformer Prime, not rooted). I haven't played around with it much yet but I have been able to edit and run simple scripts from SL4A, which seems to act as a central repository for installed languages and provides a limited IDE. It would be nice if there was IDLE for Android but until I can write something more complicated than a hangman game, I'm going to be reliant on the kindness of others!
anonymous
  • anonymous
stephenjjohnson: I'll give SL4A a shot and report back. I would like to run this on an overclocked HTC Derire running Leedroid 3.0.8.2 Data++. I'd really like to be able to write short code especially during those waiting hours :-).
anonymous
  • anonymous
I got it to work. Basically I installed SL4a first and then followed that by PY4A. code is run from within SL4A. Thanks.

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