Quicktime in Squeak
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Sat Jan 14 19:25:31 UTC 2006
On Jan 14, 2006, at 12:02 AM, John M McIntosh wrote:
> I wrote a applescript player to interface to the DVD and quicktime
> player. It's on SqueakMap
> Name: AppleScript Media Player Interface
> Summary: AppleScript interface to interface with IDVD and
> QuickTime, plus manage Squeak
> Author: John M McIntosh <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com>
> Owner: John M McIntosh <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com>
> Interface to the Applescript class. Along with the plugins
> TestOSAPlugin.bundle under os-x or TestOSAPlugin in os-8/9 you can
> interact in an easier manner, to open a file, quit, enter or exit
> full screen mode or hide/show the application using Apple's
> AppleScript programming language. This changeset also provides an
> abstract class to talk to media player applications and two
> concrete classes that support Apple's QuickTime (limited) and DVD
> Player (fully supported).
> By setting the Squeak Mac Carbon VM to use a floating foreground
> window you can construct a floating control widget in morphic to
> control the DVD player.
> However part of the Sophie team spent the day at my cabin by the
> sea building a QuickTime interface for Sophie. Interested parties
> should talk to me if they need to see the source early. We are not
> building a full interface to all the richness of QuickTime, rather
> the ability to play a movie in a tweak window, either via
> overlaying the movie onto the squeak window (that works), or by
> grabbing the bits and sticking them a Squeak Form, hopefully tomorrow.
I'd love to see it once it can grab bits into a Squeak form; please
announce when it is finished.
Will this be a Windows and MacOS solution?
> On 10-Jan-06, at 5:21 PM, David Brooks wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Can anyone point me to a way of playing Quicktime files in squeak?
>> I see that: http://people.we.mediaone.net/trade/quicktim.htm is
>> not there anymore. I tried using the Applescript interface
>> thinking I might make it work that way, but it is giving me
>> incomprehensible fits.
> John M. McIntosh <johnmci at smalltalkconsulting.com> 1-800-477-2659
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