[squeak-dev] stdio support
eliot.miranda at gmail.com
Thu Nov 4 20:00:57 UTC 2010
On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 12:41 PM, blake <dsblakewatson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 4, 2010 at 4:13 AM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de>
>> I thought Blake wanted to do the reverse. Not run a curses app inside
>> Squeak, but make a curses UI for a Squeak app. Is there something in Ian's
>> package to help with this?
> Right. Although the development would become an issue if you didn't have
> some way to look at your output.
You would still develop it in headful Squeak, using the full development
environment but launching the system on the command line with its stdio
hooked to the terminal. At least that's what I'm doing with my listener
which is a test case for the threaded (non-blocking FFI) VM I'm working on.
Also, Curses is more a model than anything. I wanted to interface with
> Curses on the premise it would make cross-platform portability easier. But I
> really don't need much: Just ability to read (and ideally set) screen size,
> ability to peek and poke screen coords, and a way to capture input.
> At least, I don't think it's much; it was obviously too much for me.
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