SDL2 wrapper with cffi
pysdl2-cffi is a Python wrapper for SDL2 written using cffi, featuring:
- A cffi interface to the underlying SDL2 libraries.
- Automatically generated, consistent helper functions for SDL2, SDL_image, SDL_mixer, and SDL_ttf that hide most allocation and dereferencing.
- Useful docstrings on every function, including the C function signature and (for SDL2 only) the library’s original doxygen documentation reformatted as Sphinx restructured text.
- A small collection of libSDL2’s original example / test programs converted to Python using Eric S. Raymond’s ctopy.
The goal is to provide a flat, consistent, faithful-to-C binding with some more-Pythonic renaming and conveniences.
This wrapper won’t contain anything that doesn’t directly translate to part of the library’s API. The goal is to be a dependency for something like pygame, not a replacement.
This library should be compatible with Linux, OSX and Windows.
This library is licensed under the GPLv2 or (at your option) any later version. Alternatively a commercial license can be purchased from the author for $10.
Install with pip, or download from https://pypi.python.org/pypi/pysdl2-cffi
Source hosted at https://bitbucket.org/dholth/pysdl2-cffi
Documentation hosted at https://pythonhosted.org/pysdl2-cffi
- The wrapper is now built with cffi 1.1’s verify() mode and requires a C compiler to build. It is much faster than the previous version on CPython.
- Appveyor-built binary packages now available on Windows. On Windows, the necessary SDL2 DLLs are now a pip-installed dependency.
- Struct wrappers now expose all the attributes of the C-level struct as properties. Great for tinkering, as the property names can now be inspected interactively.
- Struct wrappers no longer pass all attribute access through getattr/setattr. Arbitrary data can be attached to the struct wrappers as is customary in Python.
- Fix a capitalization error for the “classy” API to conform to the general binding rules. ob.gL_Function is now ob.GL_Function.
- Windows is now supported! You must manually download the SDL2 dll’s and place them on PATH set PATH=%PATH%;C:\users\me\SDL2Dir but pysdl2-cffi will attempt to load the Windows .dll as well as the Unix .so.
- Enums are no longer wrapped in (nonexistent) classes
- Python 2 can also pass Unicode where char* is required; automatically encoded to utf-8.
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