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by Scribe
Wed Oct 19, 2011 4:10 pm
Forum: General programming discussion
Topic: Lets get a beginner programing thread in here!
Replies: 56
Views: 11982

Re: Lets get a beginner programing thread in here!

<r>A good book for learning standards based C++ is:<br/> <URL url="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Beginn.....b_title_bk">http://www.amazon.co.uk/Beginn.....b_title_bk</URL><br/> <br/> It's more interesting than For Dummies etc because it teaches through simple command-line games. It has a good focus on usi...
by Scribe
Wed Oct 19, 2011 4:05 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Sonic screwdriver
Replies: 10
Views: 1703

Re: Sonic screwdriver

I'm waiting for someone to crack portable MRIs so that it doesn't take my head to have fallen off to get a good and proper check-up!
by Scribe
Wed Oct 19, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Advise on Cross-Compiling Windows Part 2
Replies: 16
Views: 2344

Re: Advise on Cross-Compiling Windows Part 2

Sorry didn\'t see the screenshot in the email.

This is because in the codesourcery bin directory (where the compiler is) make is called cs-make, to be safe, just make a copy and rename that copy to make.
by Scribe
Tue Oct 18, 2011 7:32 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Advise on Cross-Compiling Windows Part 2
Replies: 16
Views: 2344

Re: Advise on Cross-Compiling Windows Part 2

Hoho was bout to say seems like it\'s not parsing the file correctly!
by Scribe
Tue Oct 18, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Advise on Cross-Compiling Windows Part 2
Replies: 16
Views: 2344

Re: Advise on Cross-Compiling Windows Part 2

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from hippy on October 18, 2011, 19:04<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> @ Scribe : I\'m getting the feeling your guide may be a little too advanced for a beginner with these tools like me. That\'s perhaps natural as I know how hard it can be to describe something you\'ve done before t...
by Scribe
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:18 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Advise on Cross-Compiling Windows Part 2
Replies: 16
Views: 2344

Re: Advise on Cross-Compiling Windows Part 2

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from Dietmar on October 17, 2011, 21:12<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> Hi Scribe,<br/> please, can you tell me in some for me understandable sentences, what you are trying to do? Is it something like the Rosetta approach from Apple to make their Power PPC programs run on x86 chipse...
by Scribe
Mon Oct 17, 2011 7:31 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Advise on Cross-Compiling Windows Part 2
Replies: 16
Views: 2344

Re: Advise on Cross-Compiling Windows Part 2

<r>Hi guys,<br/> <br/> I\'ve made a new post on my trials and tribulations of cross-compiling in Windows for an ARM device and hope very much that this post will be of help to the cross-compiling folk (Windows, Linux, Mac) that are out there.<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://blog.quickforge.co.uk/2011/10...
by Scribe
Mon Oct 17, 2011 6:23 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Test
Replies: 8
Views: 1549

Re: Test

Whoooo!
by Scribe
Mon Oct 17, 2011 6:23 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Test
Replies: 8
Views: 1549

Re: Test

Am I able to post again?

:D
by Scribe
Fri Oct 14, 2011 10:30 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Hardware accelerated audio/video en/decoding
Replies: 16
Views: 7556

Re: Hardware accelerated audio/video en/decoding

<r>Quote from jamesh on October 14, 2011, 11:04<br/> OGG Theora (yes, I had heard of it!) decode is pretty much experimental on the GPU - and I don't think it is exported to Linux at this stage. It's also a software implementation, so no HW support, so its unknown whether it will be faster than doin...
by Scribe
Fri Oct 14, 2011 9:14 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Hardware accelerated audio/video en/decoding
Replies: 16
Views: 7556

Re: Hardware accelerated audio/video en/decoding

<r>Quote from jamesh on September 3, 2011, 16:50<br/> It supports VP8 on the GPU - not sure what gets exported to linux though. Not sure about Ogg - doesn't ring any bells.<br/> <br/> Theroa is the video format and contained by OGG. It's licence free and was weighed up at one point as 'the' HTML5 co...
by Scribe
Thu Oct 13, 2011 11:01 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.
Replies: 95
Views: 12699

Re: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.

<t>Quote from Svartalf on October 13, 2011, 23:40<br/> Quote from Scribe on October 13, 2011, 21:30<br/> Also you're interchanging the meaning of development/compiling/porting. I'm talking about development in general. If I'm talking about games and just the end runtime for work on the Pi, it's like...
by Scribe
Thu Oct 13, 2011 8:30 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.
Replies: 95
Views: 12699

Re: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.

<t>Quote from Svartalf on October 13, 2011, 21:23<br/> Quote from Scribe on October 13, 2011, 21:17<br/> =P Exactly, it depends. For example I've worked with students making large unreal levels (as an extreme case) and they lag unless you have 8GB minimum, sometimes 16GB is needed for a smooth exper...
by Scribe
Thu Oct 13, 2011 8:17 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.
Replies: 95
Views: 12699

Re: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.

<t>Quote from Svartalf on October 13, 2011, 21:14<br/> Quote from Scribe on October 13, 2011, 21:00<br/> Naturally depends on what you're developing.<br/> <br/> Heh... I can manage to port Indie 3D titles (IGF Finalists and Winners...) in 2Gb of RAM and technically it's overkill. Now...my main dev m...
by Scribe
Thu Oct 13, 2011 8:00 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.
Replies: 95
Views: 12699

Re: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.

<r>Quote from tufty on October 13, 2011, 20:17<br/> Quote from david13lt on October 13, 2011, 16:18<br/> @tufty, for developer machine you would probably go with 4-8GB of RAM, 8GB currently becomes the norm (it's quite cheap, ~$50 for 8GB DDR3). Even more RAM might be a good idea, but that depends o...
by Scribe
Thu Oct 13, 2011 7:53 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.
Replies: 95
Views: 12699

Re: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.

<t>Quote from Svartalf on October 13, 2011, 20:15<br/> As for the observations of what's a "developer machine", you're seeing people stating the ideal configuration on a PC. Remind yourselves of this. I think you're going to find that the machine's only problems for development work is that it's "sl...
by Scribe
Thu Oct 13, 2011 4:38 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.
Replies: 95
Views: 12699

Re: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.

<t>It's all relative. As kme suggests, kids expect a very different experience. I'm 25 and I can only just remember using command-line and windows 3.1 on my grandfather's old 286 18mhz, 1MB ram and a 20MB hard disk. The smallest ammount of memory I've ever had on a PC I owned myself was in fact 256M...
by Scribe
Thu Oct 13, 2011 8:46 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Useful experiences Cross-Compiling on Windows
Replies: 3
Views: 1585

Re: Useful experiences Cross-Compiling on Windows

<r>[quote]<B><s>[b]</s>Quote from hippy on October 13, 2011, 00:54<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> Excellent stuff and just one suggestion ... a little more detail please on where to download from, which package/variant of the tools to grab, and where to put them. For example it isn\'t clear if Codeblocks shoul...
by Scribe
Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Useful experiences Cross-Compiling on Windows
Replies: 3
Views: 1585

Re: Useful experiences Cross-Compiling on Windows

<r>Hello everyone!<br/> <br/> Recognising how difficult cross-compiling can be for embedded n00bs, especially those looking to cross-compile with Windows, I\'ve taken care to document some of my own experiences as I take on a new project, in the hopes that I can make the task a little easier and les...
by Scribe
Sun Oct 09, 2011 10:39 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.
Replies: 95
Views: 12699

Re: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.

<t>Quote from stuporhero on October 9, 2011, 11:16<br/> I love Qt Develop... It is an IDE, but feels lightweight.<br/> <br/> I'll give it a look, I've used a lot of programs built in the IDE and using the Qt SDK but never tried myself.<br/> <br/> So far I use Wt for any web work and I know I can get...
by Scribe
Sat Oct 08, 2011 9:27 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: For those who want a fast development SD Card
Replies: 1
Views: 896

Re: For those who want a fast development SD Card

<r>Out on the 10th:<br/> <br/> <URL url="http://www.amazon.co.uk/SanDisk-Extreme-Pro-SDHC-Card/dp/B005LFT3GG/ref=sr_1_1?s=computers&ie=UTF8&qid=1318109120&sr=1-1"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.amazon.co.uk/SanDisk-Extreme ... 120&sr=1-1">http://www.amazon.co.uk/SanDisk-Extreme-Pro-SDHC...
by Scribe
Sat Oct 08, 2011 8:26 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Has anyone noticed this affecting the RaspberryPi?
Replies: 10
Views: 1899

Re: Has anyone noticed this affecting the RaspberryPi?

Hehe for me as long as this issue doesn\'t make it to one of the pre-built environments on release :P
by Scribe
Sat Oct 08, 2011 3:41 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.
Replies: 95
Views: 12699

Re: [Request] Please add some more Ram, they are really cheap right now.

<r>Quote from abishur on October 4, 2011, 14:01<br/> Quote from Scribe on October 3, 2011, 21:05<br/> Also Notepad++ is a little bit of an IDE in reality =P<br/> <br/> Is it now? Well I stand corrected then, I have found an IDE I like. Course it was a program that just barely counts <E>:P</E><br/> <...
by Scribe
Sat Oct 08, 2011 3:33 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Has anyone noticed this affecting the RaspberryPi?
Replies: 10
Views: 1899

Re: Has anyone noticed this affecting the RaspberryPi?

*sigh* Looks like I\'ll be sticking with an old kernel for now! How could they let a big speed hit like those reported stay in the kernel for so long =(
by Scribe
Sat Oct 08, 2011 11:01 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Has anyone noticed this affecting the RaspberryPi?
Replies: 10
Views: 1899

Re: Has anyone noticed this affecting the RaspberryPi?

<r><URL url="http://jeffbastian.blogspot.com/2011/09/sd-card-speeds.html"><LINK_TEXT text="http://jeffbastian.blogspot.com/2011/09 ... peeds.html">http://jeffbastian.blogspot.com/2011/09/sd-card-speeds.html</LINK_TEXT></URL><br/> <br/> I happen to own a PandaBoard and right now on all kernel since 2...

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