Originally Posted by Mr. X
For those that want to try their hand at writing/porting simple apps for the DR but don't want to mess with the whole SDK, or just those that like Python, I've built a package that contains python 2.6.4 and pygtk linked against the iRex libraries. This means you get the optimized screen redraws and such for free.
Screenshot below is the 'editable cell' demo right out of the pygtk install, showing the stylus selecting a field and the keyboard popping up.
To install, grab the tarball at https://dsl-scm.cis.upenn.edu:8888/s...+gtk-DR800.tbz
and decompress it at the root of your sd card. Because it's just the support framework for writing other GUI apps, nothing runnable will show up automatically in the browser(so this really is for developers only right now).
But that's no fun, so once you've installed Python put the two files in Mines.zip in Personal Documents or wherever you like and enjoy a game of minesweeper (from http://sites.google.com/site/victorhr02/pymassrotate2
Uhmm... and the speed?
I like python a lot, but on the Iliad I was forced to use lua because python was very slow.
(Damn, I can't test it here at work!)