Developing mobile apps using Python

Do you have a fantastic idea of a startup and need a mobile application for that? Do you know how you can build one of your own? 

Today we will dive into an upcoming approach: Python mobile development.

Python is a rather universal programming language which is appropriate for solving a wide range of tasks. Everybody is aware that Python can be used in data science, machine learning, scripting and automation. 

But the question which now pops is, can Python be used for developing mobile applications?

Absolutely! Developing mobile applications has become possible majorly because of-

  1. Kivy
  2. The BeeWare Project

Kivy (

Kivy is an open-source Python library for rapid development of applications that uses innovative user interfaces, such as multi-touch apps.

The BeeWare Project (

With Beeware write your apps in Python and release them on iOS, Android, Windows, macOS, Linux, Web, and tvOS using rich, native user interfaces. Multiple apps, one codebase, with a fully native user experience on every platform.

Key difference 

The major difference between Kivy and BeeWare frameworks is that Kivy has its custom UI toolkit whereas BeeWare uses the platform’s native UI toolkit.

Excellent examples of Python mobile development

If you’re still unsure on whether Python is the right choice for app development looking at the following apps developed using the same will definitely resolve your doubts-

  1. Instagram
  2. Pinterest
  3. Disqus

And many more are applications developed using Python programming language!

We hope we’ve kindled your thought process and we now let you rush to your python terminal to convert your idea into a mobile application.

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