Squeak and bluetooth

Bert Freudenberg bert at impara.de
Sun Jan 8 20:30:33 UTC 2006

Am 08.01.2006 um 21:02 schrieb Davide Varvello:

> Hi All,
>  I'd like to interface Squeak, running on my mac, with a bluetooth  
> device, but I'm a bit confused on what kind of approach to choose.
> First: FFI or plugins? I read FFI is quite slow compared to  
> plugins, but if I have to call an os library and the rate of calls  
> are not very frequent, probably FFI is a better choice (correct me  
> if I'm wrong)
> Second: Carbon or Cocoa? As I read from the list and the swiki,  
> there is a bridge, from Avi, to connect to Cocoa, but I didn't  
> understand if I can use it from FFI.
> Finally: I tried the examples of FFI in a 3.8 image for MacOSX (ex.  
> MacPixPatPtr, MacRect, ...), but the code use an obsolete module,  
> InterfaceLib, instead of Carbon.framework (see http:// 
> minnow.cc.gatech.edu/squeak/5585), I changed the first with the  
> second and I had no errors, but nothing displayed.
>  Suggestions?

Are you aware of BlueS?


- Bert -

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