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pysdl2-cffi 0.4.0

SDL2 wrapper with cffi

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Latest Version: 0.8.0

pysdl2-cffi is a Python wrapper for SDL2 written using cffi, featuring:

  • A cffi + dlopen 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 is developed on Linux and OS X; not yet tested on Windows.

This library is licensed under the GPLv2 or (at your option) any later version.

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