[futurebasic] Re: [FB] [FB^3] GWorlds

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From: "Phil Yates" <phil.yates@...>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 1999 16:23:24 +0100

Download the "Base Program" on my Web site. It has most of what you want.

However, I haven't had time to convert it to FB3 yet, so if you do, send it
back to me !



>From: Ken Shmidheiser <kshmidheiser@...>
>To: futurebasic@...
>Subject: [FB] [FB^3] GWorlds
>Date: 22 Sep 1999 2:36 pm

> I've written a small animation using 18 PICT resources (slices taken
> from a Javascript rollover) in a FOR/NEXT loop that's choppy
> regardless of timing. I figure using GWorlds could smooth things out
> and make it look as smooth as in the original Java. Here are my
> questions:
> 1). Does anyone have a simple GWorlds shell routine they'd be willing
> to share? Ideally it would simply show how to copy a PICT resource to
> GWorlds and then call it back again into a PICTURE FIELD. The simpler
> the better.
> 2). Any GWorld tips/traps I should be aware of?
> 3). Has pixel manipulation in FB^3 changed with the shift to
> registers and PPC? (I can't find anything about it in the new FB^3
> reference.)
> 4). Would it be easier to convert the rollover to a QuickTime movie,
> and then call that? If so, does anyone have some simple code
> demonstrating use of QuickTime movies in FB? (I really prefer the
> PICT resources, but would like to better understand QT's interaction
> with FB.)
> Ken
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