ANN: Urwid 0.8.8 with web_display

Discussion in 'Python' started by Ian Ward, Jun 14, 2005.

  1. Ian Ward

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    Announcing Urwid 0.8.8
    ----------------------

    Urwid home page:
    http://excess.org/urwid/

    Tarball:
    http://excess.org/urwid/urwid-0.8.8.tar.gz
    or:
    https://excess.org/urwid/urwid-0.8.8.tar.gz


    Summary:
    ========

    This release adds a new web_display module that can emulate a console
    display within a web browser window, as well as other enhancements.

    Live demo of the web_display module:
    http://live.excess.org/


    New in this release:
    ====================

    - New web_display module that emulates a console display within a web
    browser window. Application must be run as a CGI script under Apache.

    Supports font/window resizing, keepalive for long-lived connections,
    limiting maximum concurrent connections, polling and connected update
    methods.

    Tested with Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer.

    - New BoxAdapter class for using box widgets in places that usually expect
    flow widgets.

    - New curses_display input handling with better ESC key detection and
    broader escape code support.

    - Shortened resize timeout on gradual resize to improve responsiveness.


    About Urwid
    ===========

    Urwid is a curses-based UI library for Python. It features fluid
    interface resizing, CJK support, multiple text layouts, simple
    attribute markup, powerful scrolling list boxes, flexible edit boxes
    and HTML screen shots.

    Urwid is released under the GNU LGPL.
    Ian Ward, Jun 14, 2005
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