Nov. 17, 2017 0 comments
Kodi mediacenter can maintain a common medialibrary on MySQL database server. This way a media library, including "watched" and "in progress" marks, can be synchronized between several Kodi instances. The official Kodi Wiki provides instructions on how to set up MySQL server on various platforms, however those instructions do not include LibreELEC — a popular mediacenter software based on Kodi that runs on various platforms, including different versions of Raspberry Pi single-board computers. (Read more...)
June 16, 2017 0 comments
I'm a long-time devoted user of Kodi mediacenter and by the end of the last year I was very honored to be accepted to Team Kodi for all my activities connected to the project. Until recently my Kodi-related programming projects were limited to Python addons and I never touched the core project. And now I'm glad to announce that my small GitHub pull request was accepted by Kodi core developers. It is a small fix/addition to C++ implementation of Kodi Python API, but I'm still very proud of it because I have been able to make a worthy contribution to such large C++ project.
May 12, 2017 0 comments
Recently I have made a video tutorial for my Web-PDB debugger for Kodi addons:
This is actually my very first attempt to make a video tutorial so it is far from flawless. But I hope that enthusiasts who develop Python addons for Kodi mediacenter will find it useful.
Jan. 20, 2017 0 comments
This is the 4th article in my series about building and using binary Python modules in Kodi on Android. In the previous article I described how to import a binary Python module in Kodi for Android. In this article I will briefly cover 2 C++ libraries used for writing binary Python modules: Boost.Python and Pybind11. (Read more...)
Nov. 18, 2016 0 comments
This is the 3rd article in my series about building and using binary Python modules in Kodi on Android. In the previous article I described how to build a simple "Hello World!" binary module. In this article I will tell you how to use binary Python/C extension modules in Kodi for Android. (Read more...)