import logging

from events import handle_events
from settings import gray, initialize_screen

import pygame

logger = logging.getLogger(__name__)

def main():
    # Initialize Pygame and screen
    screen, width, height = initialize_screen()

    # Main game loop
    running = True
    while running:
        running = handle_events()

        # Fill the background with gray

        # Draw a white border around the screen

About this template

Use this skeleton if you need to use Pygame to build the app. Example: if the user needs to create games or video games or multimedia programs or graphical programs that make use of display but that are not to be played on the browser (in that case a web server with HTML and javascript is better)

Introduction to the Pygame Template

Welcome to the Lazy Pygame Template guide! This template is designed to help you quickly start building applications with Pygame on the Lazy platform. Pygame is a set of Python modules designed for writing video games, but it's also great for creating other multimedia applications that require a graphical display. Whether you're looking to create a game, a simulation, or any other graphical program, this template will provide you with a solid foundation.

By following this step-by-step guide, you'll learn how to use the provided Pygame template to create your application without worrying about environment setup or deployment. Lazy handles all of that for you, so you can focus on bringing your ideas to life.

Clicking Start with this Template

To get started with the Pygame template, simply click on the "Start with this Template" button in the Lazy Builder interface. This will pre-populate the code in the Lazy Builder, so you won't need to copy, paste, or delete any code manually.

Test: Pressing the Test Button

Once you have the template loaded, you can begin the deployment process by pressing the "Test" button. This will launch the Lazy CLI, and the deployment of your application will start. If the code requires any user input, you will be prompted to provide it through the Lazy CLI after pressing the Test button.

Using the App

After deployment, Lazy will provide you with a dedicated server link to use your Pygame application. This link will allow you to interact with the app's display. Here's what you can expect from the interface:

  • The screen will be filled with a gray background.
  • A white border will be drawn around the edges of the screen.
  • You can interact with the application as intended, and any updates or changes will be reflected on the screen.

To exit the application, simply close the window or terminate the process through the Lazy CLI.

Integrating the App

If you wish to integrate this Pygame application with other services or tools, you may need to provide the server link that Lazy generates for your app. For example, if you're creating a game that you want to showcase on a website, you would embed the Lazy server link on your site to allow visitors to play the game directly from their browsers.

Remember, this template is just the beginning. You can expand upon it by adding more features, creating complex game logic, or integrating with other APIs and services as needed. The Lazy platform is flexible and allows you to build upon this foundation to create the exact application you envision.

Now that you're familiar with the steps to use the Pygame template on Lazy, you're ready to start building your application. Enjoy the process of bringing your creative ideas to life!

Last published
July 20, 2024

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