[Pharo-dev] how can I have a working roassal 3d ?

Sven Van Caekenberghe sven at stfx.eu
Wed Apr 30 17:57:11 EDT 2014


On 30 Apr 2014, at 23:48, Ronie Salgado <roniesalg at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Sven,
> 
> About the configuration browser, I don't know why Roassal 3D it is there, because currently is highly unstable and it is going to keep being for a while. We are still missing lot of features and we need to fix lot of bugs.

I suspected as much, it probably was copied in a bit too early.

> As for the black boxes, that is a shader issue which I could reproduce in my machine using an Intel graphics card but I haven't have time to track where it is.

OK.

> As for something like the Roassal examples, that is definitely something that we need.
> 
> If there is too much urgency on using Roassal 3D, please, let me know so I can focus on getting a stable release soon.

No need to do anything special for me, just keep on doing things at your own schedule, and be sure to let us know when we mortals can start using it.

> Greetings,
> Ronie
> 
> 
> 2014-04-30 15:25 GMT-04:00 Sven Van Caekenberghe <sven at stfx.eu>:
> Ronnie,
> 
> The point of the Configuration Browser is to load #stable configurations, if those do not exist or cannot be produced, than the configuration should no be there I think. The goal of the Configuration Browser is to make it super easy for users to load something with just one click.
> 
> I tried your Gofer script but I am not 100% sure everything really works. If I try some of the R3Examples, I see mostly black boxes.
> 
> Is there not something like the Rossal Examples for 3D ? Because that one is cool and easy for a beginner like me ;-)
> 
> But don't get me wrong, I like what you guys are doing !
> 
> Sven
> 
> On 30 Apr 2014, at 20:32, Ronie Salgado <roniesalg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hi Clément,
> >
> > There is not a stable version available, in fact Roassal3D requires the bleeding edge version of NBOpenGL to work, which is producing your error. Try loading Roassal3D using the following Gofer script, which is available in the Roassal3D smalltalk hub http://smalltalkhub.com/#!/~ronsaldo/roassal3d :
> >
> > Gofer new smalltalkhubUser: 'ronsaldo' project: 'roassal3d'; package: 'ConfigurationOfRoassal3d'; load. (Smalltalk at: #ConfigurationOfRoassal3d) loadDevelopment
> >
> > For 3D fractals, I haven't added support for them. That sounds like an interesting idea.
> >
> > Greetings,
> > Ronie
> >
> >
> > 2014-04-30 14:09 GMT-04:00 Sven Van Caekenberghe <sven at stfx.eu>:
> > The 2D stuff works for me, but there seems to be a problem with the 3D stuff.
> >
> > I hope the Rossal developers can fix this soon, since we're showing off Rossal with the 3.0 release....
> >
> > On 30 Apr 2014, at 18:53, Clément Bera <bera.clement at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I wanted to show some 3D visualization with Pharo to some people (because you know, non IT people are only impressed by robots and 3d, so I cannot show them a compiler).
> > >
> > > On the Pharo 3 release, in the configuration browser, I clicked on Roassal3d then 'Install stable version'.
> > >
> > > Then I was not able to run a single example of R3Example, I always got:
> > >
> > > <Screen Shot 2014-04-30 at 9.51.42 AM.png>
> > >
> > > How can I have an image with Roassal3D working ?
> > >
> > > I would like to try to draw a 3D fractal too (I love fractals).
> > >
> > > Thanks !
> >
> >
> >
> 
> 
> 





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