The goal of pygsear is to make it easier to get started quickly with Python and Pygame. So hopefully this very brief introduction will be enough to get you going.
So far, this has been the toughest part for people I have spoken with. It should be fairly easy:
On unix systems:
tar zxf pygsear-0.26.tar.gz)
python setup.py install)
Of course, this assumes you already have Python and Pygame installed.
Go in to the
and double-click on the
If you want to run Python from the command line, you may need
to set up your
PATH. Setting up your
is beyond the scope of this document.
Turtle (Penguin) Graphics
A good way to test and see if the install is working right is
to run the
penguin_demos.py script in the
directory. Try double clicking on it, or if that does not work:
That will show a demo of a bunch of graphic displays. If you want to
experiment with penguin graphics for yourself, try the
pete.twist(angle=88.3, mult=1.003, colors=[RED, WHITE, RED]))