Category Archives: android

GRDevDay 2013 and My Kivy Talk

I was lucky enough to give a talk about Kivy – a multi-touch, cross-platform Python GUI and application framework – at GRDevDay 2013. Although my talk was the least-attended talk I went to all day, I enjoyed giving it and … Continue reading

Posted in android, grpug, Kivy, python, tech | Leave a comment

PyOhio 2012 Presentation – Python and Android

About a month ago I gave a talk titled “Python and Android: A descent into madness with Ben Rousch” at the PyOhio conference. I think the talk went really well, much better than the one I gave last year. There … Continue reading

Posted in android, grlug, grpug, grwebdev, internet, linux, planet-ubuntu-users, python, tech, ubuntu-michigan, webdev, wmlug | 2 Comments

How to Create an Android App and APK on Android with Python

I’m a developer (among other things). I love Android, but I think Java is cumbersome and annoying. I want to create Android apps using Python. With the Scripting Layer for Android (SL4A) I can create little scripts on the Android … Continue reading

Posted in android, grlug, grpug, python, tech, wmlug | 24 Comments

My Principle

I watched Bret Victor’s talk “Inventing on Principle” last night and since then I have been thinking about what My Principle could be. Bret Victor – Inventing on Principle from CUSEC on Vimeo. The most troubling “bug” I see today … Continue reading

Posted in android, grlug, grpug, grwebdev, internet, linux, planet-ubuntu-users, python, rant, tech, ubuntu-michigan, wmlug | 2 Comments

A Few CyanogenMod 7.1 on Nook Color Fixes

I’m currently running CyanogenMod 7.1 on my Barnes & Noble Nook Color and I absolutely love it. I feel like I’m living in the future when I use this thing. However it’s not perfect, and I have rectified a couple … Continue reading

Posted in android, tech, troubleshooting | 8 Comments