For the fans of Preferans card game now there is the possibility to play this game on the smartphones under Symbian OS control. It occurred in many respects because of the fact that Nokia developed the version of the Python programming language for this platform and also to OpenPref project, whose sources were assumed as the basis of Python version.
For the runnig this game you should install the interpreter of Python Series 60 for your model of phone.
This package can be found on sourceforge. In order to enable backlight
option, you need to install this Python extension modue.
The source code of the game and SIS-package you will find in archive pyPref-1.05.zip
NEW For owners of Symbian 9.1 smartphones (S60 3rd edition) is the good news: one man named Dmitry had adapted game to work on this platform. Distribution and instruction can be found in the archive pyprefS60-3rdEd.zip
Python Dictionary represents the universal dictionary programm in which together with the traditional mechanism of search is realized the search according to the T9 mechanism. Programm works with dictionaries from Sdictionary project, however, it is necessary to convert them in order to to speed up the dictionaries loading. Converter is written on Python too, only it must be run not in the phone, but in the computer from the command line: 'python conv.py <file name>.dct'. As a result will come out the file with the '.pd' extension. These files must be loaded into the phone to disk C: or E: in the folder with the name 'Pydict', located on the root of disk.
For the running this programm you should install the interpreter of Python Series 60 for your model of phone.
This package can be found on sourceforge.
For the running converter it is necessary to have Python, installed on your computer.
The source code of the programm, converter, example of dictionary files and SIS-package you will find in archive
NEW For owners of Symbian 9.1 smartphones (S60 3rd edition) is the good news: one man named Porfyras made an installation package for this platform. You can download it using the following link: pydictS60-3rdEd.sis