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If you’re familiar with Python, you’re ready to start building Android apps with the Kivy graphical interface framework. This hands-on book introduces Kivy through a series of easy-to-digest stages, beginning with the most basic example and then building on it step-by-step. You’ll learn how to create multitouch gestures and other input methods for Android devices, and build a working app that you can distribute through Google Play.
Kivy is the only viable way to to run Python on Android and iOS devices. Creating Apps in Kivy is perfect for beginning to intermediate Python programmers who may have trouble with the official Kivy documentation.
Get started with Kv, Kivy’s language for designing custom widgets
Access Android features from Python
Use Kivy Events and Properties
Learn how to deploy your Kivy application to Android devices
Overcome potential stumbling blocks and get debugging advice
Dusty Phillips is a Canadian software engineer and author. He holds a master's degree in computer science and is an active member of various open source communities, most notably Python, Arch Linux, and Gittip. He has written two previous books and won the 2010 Django Dash.