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Partial pygame wrapper and game programming framework.

Project description

coda_kids

coda_kids is a partial wrapper package around pygame. It’s purpose is to make game development more accessible to a younger audiences of students. It provides inline documentation, wrappers for linter unfriendly features, and provides utility functionality/classes such as game objects and constants for common data such as colors and input.

It is currently being designed for and tested with a series of game programming exercises for an educational textbook titled Coda Kids.

The package is being designed and implemented with and for the following toolset:

Python 3.5.2 with latest Pygame and Pylint. Latest Visual Studio Code (1.11+ as of writting) with the Python extension installed.

Simple Example

import coda_kids as coda

WINDOW = coda.Vector2(800, 600)
SCREEN = coda.start(WINDOW, "Hello World!")
TEXT = coda.TextObject(coda.color.BLACK, 48, "Hello World!")
TEXT.location = WINDOW / 2 # center of window
TEXT.centered = True

while True:
    for event in coda.event.listing():
        if coda.event.quit_game(event):
            coda.stop()
    coda.start_draw(SCREEN, coda.color.WHITE)
    TEXT.draw(SCREEN)
    coda.end_draw()

To Do

  1. Add a 2D animation class supportable by objects.
  2. Runtime type checking for coda_kids class constructors and function arguments.
  3. Provide additional example code and documentation.
  4. Clean up object interface methods.
  5. Refactor finite state machine tools.

Change Log

0.2.4

  • Added opinional 2d sprite animation class for use with objects.
  • Added update loop for game objects that applies velocity and updates animations.

0.2.3

  • Added an output console utility for in window output text. It can be found in coda_kids.utilities.
  • Added support functions and documentation for starting and ending a frame.
  • Cleaned up and added documentation to the .rst file.

0.2.2

  • Updated git repo and setup/url information.
  • Added action system to coda for python class members. [Feature in Alpha]
  • Updated object class to properly scale objects with it’s scale member.
  • Moved standard library imports to coda_kids.utilities

0.2.1

  • Reformatted some of the library utilities.

0.2.0

  • Fixed some formatting issues with the setup.py file.

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