[squeak-dev] ECDIS (Electronic Chart Display and Information System) and traits

H. Hirzel hannes.hirzel at gmail.com
Fri Oct 5 15:36:27 UTC 2012


This is an interesting project. I assume RJ means 'Rio de Janerio'.
Would it be possible to share a screen shot or part of a screen to see
the bridge and how the controls are?

Kind regards
Hannes Hirzel

On 10/4/12, Casimiro de Almeida Barreto <casimiro.barreto at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 03-10-2012 21:46, H. Hirzel wrote:
>> On 10/3/12, Casimiro de Almeida Barreto <casimiro.barreto at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> On 02-10-2012 10:44, Chris Cunnington wrote:
>>>> (...)
>>>> - Traits were discussed. We would like to know about Squeak projects
>>>> that use Traits for development, or about other packages that use
>>>> Traits.
>>> In my current project (a squeak written ECDIS) I'm using traits to deal
>>> with geographic calculations (distances, bearings, etc... etc...
>>> etc...).
>>>> (...)
>> Casimiro
>> This is interesting. Would it be possible to tell us more about your
>> work?
> At the moment I'm  developing an instructor console for a bridge
> simulator devised to train masters of harbour and candidates to this
> position wishing to work in RJ harbour (merchant ships). The idea is
> that the instructor must be able to design exercises over IHO S-57
> charts presented following IHO S-52 standard (ECDIS). Exercises comprise
> routes, interaction with objects and other ships, etc as well as
> following the progress of the approach to the harbour till ship is docked.
> Besides ECDIS functionalities, simulator console will deal with bridge
> instruments indications as well as enable instructor to interfere with
> instruments (simulating fails, false readings, etc).
> As you can figure, project is relatively large and there are lots of
> things to be dealt with. I decided go on using squeak because it allows
> fast and clean development and gives satisfactory performance. Problem
> is most of development group have no experience in smalltalk.
> Best regards,
> Casimiro Barreto
>> Examples?
>> Regards
>> Hannes

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