[Vm-dev] One can pass events from EventSensor to the????StackInterpreterSimulator

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Fri Jan 31 23:15:51 UTC 2014

On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 11:24:33PM +0100, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> On 31.01.2014, at 18:05, gettimothy <gettimothy at zoho.com> wrote:
> > Use regular Morphic Event processing (Bert)
> >         ok, aren't  Morphic events constrained to flow along the Morphic component tree ? 
> Yes, and that's exactly what you want. Clicking or typing outside the simulator window should not create a simulation event.
> >               If so, that would imply sub-classing the ImageMorph that the Simulator paints the world on where I can implement the forwarding/filtering/translation functionality.
> Not necessarily. There should be a SimulatorMorph that holds onto the simulator itself and embeds the image morph. That could present a nice UI, and could either handle events itself, or register event handlers with the image morph. If you need UI ideas I suggest you try my SqueakJS morph (which essintially is also a VM simulator): http://lively-web.org/users/bert/squeak.html It's a shame we never bothered to make the simulator this nice ;)


It would be great if someone were to take inspiration from Bert's SqueakJS
morph and do something similar for the traditional VM simulators.

Personally, it's inspiring me to want to learn about JS some day soon. That
lively VM is seriously impressive.


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