[IPython-dev] Blog article "Scientific Python for computers, tablets and smartphones"
Roberto Colistete Jr.
Sun Feb 3 18:10:29 CST 2013
I've added an item "IPython for Mobile OS" to the IPython Wiki
(https://github.com/ipython/ipython/wiki). Feel free to revise.
Maemo & MeeGo were cited, as well as Aakash Android tablet. But I
haven't found details about IPython on Aakash : which version, if there
is a working IPython terminal, etc. IPython Notebook web client use on
mobile OS is also commented. See :
If anybody has tested iOS, BlackBerry OS, Windows Mobile/Phone OS,
etc, web browsers as good IPython Notebook web clients, please
contribute to the above Wiki.
Em 02-02-2013 19:29, Fernando Perez escreveu:
> It would be great if you guys who know the ins and outs of
> Python/IPython running natively on the various mobile platforms added
> a bit of this info to the wiki:
> That's the kind of thing that is good to record on a wiki so it's more
> easily found by others in the future.
> On Sat, Feb 2, 2013 at 4:22 PM, Carl Smith <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Ubuntu Phone looks really interesting for an OS to build on. I've been
>> using Python on Android for a while, and it's a constant challenge to
>> work around the limitations. I had a go at IPython on Android, but
>> ended up using SL4A in Remote Mode to control the droid over WiFi from
>> an instance of IPython Notebook, running on a regular box on the same
>> It seems ok to run things like text editors off-board anyway. If
>> you're hacking a mobile phone, you really want to do that in a desktop
>> environment and only have the code you've written actually running on
>> the phone. You can even run the program off-board and have the runtime
>> access the device with RPC style calls over the local network, which
>> is how SL4A does Remote Mode.
>> The problem is getting a nice environment running that has ready
>> access to all the features of a mobile device. Most distros don't
>> support telephony or any of the sensors. I like hacking toy robots so
>> I really need those sensors.
>> Thanks for this information Roberto. It's slightly off topic, but you
>> may find this project interesting. The top link is to a paper that
>> explains things a bit.
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