[Pharo-project] Fwd: [squeak-dev] ANN: OpenGL + NativeBoost + Mac ==> success

Fernando Olivero fernando.olivero at usi.ch
Tue Jan 24 03:55:51 EST 2012

Check out the most recent  mail to this mailing list by Bert
Freudenberg, were he explains the inner workings of the Ballon3D
plugin, to achieve what you propose.

The other means would be to change the VM, and bypass completely the
bitmapped "Display", and provide Events+a windowed OpenGL context ,to
were we can draw within the image. Check out recent emails from myself
in the list,the thread titled "decoupling the vm: UI and


On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 3:04 AM, Lawson English <lenglish5 at cox.net> wrote:
> Kool. So how could I make the entire World a drawing surface so that I
> could use the OpenGL drawing throughout the entire squeak/pharo OS
> window, instead of within another window?
> Could a 2D/3D mashup like I have in this video be accomplished? The fps
> is too slow to be useable for most things, at this point:
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSLZKIXeXR4
> On 1/23/12 3:00 PM, Hans-Martin Mosner wrote:
>> Am 23.01.2012 18:03, schrieb Lawson English:
>>> Is there a way to directly draw to the system window using OpenGL so that intermediate software blitting is eliminated?
>> The opengl context is already drawing directly to the screen (or rather, to the back buffer managed by opengl).
>> There is no intermediate software blitting involved AFAIK.
>> Cheers,
>> Hans-Martin

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