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by clicky
Mon Jun 29, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: Other programming languages
Topic: Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi
Replies: 53
Views: 2998

Re: Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi

And this seems appropriate time to mention/ask a question of getting openCL for similar for Pi's GPU... I have some doubts it would be able to compete with nVidia's GPU, but it would be nice to have some feel how close they are...
by clicky
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: Other programming languages
Topic: Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi
Replies: 53
Views: 2998

Re: Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi

... Is it possible to write code like that in Rust in such a way that a mathematician with no experience of coding could read and have some idea what the algorithm used was? Its not good if arcane tweaks are required all the time to get performance. I don't think people who designed Rust had readab...
by clicky
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Other programming languages
Topic: Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi
Replies: 53
Views: 2998

Re: Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi

It clearly says there that you are still using the "stable release channel". I don't have a Pi nearby to test on but I tried it on my Jetson Nano which is running 64 bit Ubuntu. ... BUT, I had to remove one test that used SSE instructions. It was horribly complex and slow as hell so good riddance t...
by clicky
Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: Other programming languages
Topic: Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi
Replies: 53
Views: 2998

Re: Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi

Heater wrote:
Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:38 pm
Hmm... how are you guys installing Rust?
I've just done what is written on https://www.rust-lang.org/learn/get-started

- no extras...
by clicky
Sat Jun 27, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Other programming languages
Topic: Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi
Replies: 53
Views: 2998

Re: Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi

Hm. All my rust plays were on Pi4, 8GB on 64bit PiOS (hence Eclipse). Here's what it has done with convolution.tgz: pi@desktop-pi:~/temp/t/convolution (master) $ cargo run --release Downloaded cfg-if v0.1.10 Downloaded lazy_static v1.4.0 Downloaded memoffset v0.5.4 Downloaded proc-macro2 v1.0.18 Dow...
by clicky
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Other programming languages
Topic: Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi
Replies: 53
Views: 2998

Re: Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi

... memory handling of Rust seems just 'standard', well known, common sense stuff... That is a surprising statement to me. I have never seen any other programming language with the approach to memory that Rust has. What with it's rules about multiple aliases to variables, the "borrow checker", no g...
by clicky
Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Other programming languages
Topic: Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi
Replies: 53
Views: 2998

Re: Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi

I can see so many different concepts meeting in Rust: strong typing; compilation to fast, c-alike low level; functional style and innovative memory handling (at compiler level - memory handling of Rust seems just 'standard', well known, common sense stuff) and such... That functional style code, in ...
by clicky
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Other programming languages
Topic: Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi
Replies: 53
Views: 2998

Re: Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi

I have never been into Eclipse much. It always seemed so big, slow and complicated when I have had to use it on various projects. But this looks pretty cool. I've lived through rise and fall of Eclipse and how people slated it while alternatives weren't any better... Now, I appreciate it even more ...
by clicky
Fri Jun 26, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: No Raspberry Pi imager for Raspberry Pi
Replies: 8
Views: 850

Re: No Raspberry Pi imager for Raspberry Pi

BTW I had similar question only a few days ago (but I'm fine to use dd from command line). Anyway - is it worth adding line somewhere on https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/ just to avoid further confusion? Re support for ARM: it all boils down to what is really needed. I've sorted out all my cand...
by clicky
Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: Other programming languages
Topic: Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi
Replies: 53
Views: 2998

Eclipse Corrosion (Rust IDE) on RPi

Given this: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=81&t=276291 and fact I decided to learn rust (programming language) I've set up new instance of Eclipse and installed Eclipse Corrosion directly of marketspace... All seems to be working well including Eclipse familiar debugging and vari...
by clicky
Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Java
Topic: LibGDX + Eclipse on RPi with 64bit Raspberry OS
Replies: 1
Views: 540

Re: The LATEST (1.9.11-SNAPSHOT @ 24/6/2020) LibGDX on RPi with 64bit Raspberry OS

Great news: Lwjgl3 is now working on RPi! :D I've updated head of rpi-1.9.11-SNAPSHOT branch (1.9.11.rpi-SNAPSHOT version of gdx artifacts from https://raw.githubusercontent.com/natdan/libgdx/mvn-repo repository - see example project from here: https://github.com/natdan/rpi-libgdx-example) to the la...
by clicky
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Java
Topic: LibGDX + Eclipse on RPi with 64bit Raspberry OS
Replies: 1
Views: 540

LibGDX + Eclipse on RPi with 64bit Raspberry OS

As title said: I've pushed updates to https://raw.githubusercontent.com/natdan/libgdx/mvn-repo/ What works: https://github.com/natdan/rpi-libgdx-example - JOGL backend - gdx-box2d What should work (that is dependent on native, .so libraries): - gdx-freetypes - gdx-controllers What doesn't work: - gd...
by clicky
Mon Jun 08, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Java
Topic: Eclipse might be back on Raspberry Pi
Replies: 10
Views: 2052

Re: Eclipse might be back on Raspberry Pi

I've made a short write up what (and how?) I've done here: https://blog.abstracthorizon.org/posts/ ... -64bit-os/

Also, there's (not to be treated as so permanent) link to 64bit eclipse - eclipse-java-2020-03-v1-R-linux-gtk-aarch64.tar.gz
by clicky
Sun Jun 07, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Raspberry Pi OS (64 bit) beta test version feedback
Replies: 489
Views: 103840

Re: STICKY: Raspberry Pi OS (64 bit) beta test version feedback

jsimmonstx wrote:
Sun Jun 07, 2020 10:54 am
Does rpos/64 already have support for boot from usb on the pi4, or do we still have to manually copy special elf/dat files to the boot folder?
No need to copy elf/dat files. 64bit version image boots without issue from USB.
by clicky
Fri Jun 05, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Java
Topic: Eclipse might be back on Raspberry Pi
Replies: 10
Views: 2052

Eclipse might be back on Raspberry Pi

https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/download/file.php?mode=view&id=37597 It is on beta 64bit Raspberry Pi OS and quite a handcrafted version (from the latest available to download for x86_64 + top of the repo builds for aarch substitutes). Let me know if someone else would like to have it - I can zi...
by clicky
Fri Jun 05, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Java
Topic: good java IDE with Intellisense
Replies: 5
Views: 1634

Re: good java IDE with Intellisense

Android Studio and Eclipse are the best Intellisense IDE for the java programming That's not 100% true - Intellij's Idea is slightly better - but Eclipse is better for CPU/memory starved systems (as Raspberry Pi is). And we might have Android Studio back on Raspbarry Pi again. Maybe? :) https://www...
by clicky
Fri Jun 05, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Raspberry Pi OS (64 bit) beta test version feedback
Replies: 489
Views: 103840

Re: STICKY: Raspberry Pi OS (64 bit) beta test version feedback

Maybe not the feedback that directly helps with developing of 64bit version of Rasbian OS but still (somehow) positive one - Eclipse is finally back on Raspberry Pi (and it works faster than IntelliJ's Idea): https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/download/file.php?mode=view&id=37597 I wasn't easy - nor...
by clicky
Wed Jun 03, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Raspberry Pi OS (64 bit) beta test version feedback
Replies: 489
Views: 103840

Re: Raspberry Pi OS (64 bit) beta test version

:+1: ... One more (probably not relevant): cannot connect both SSDs I have, so I had to add powered USB3 hub to connect other SSD I used with 4GB Pi4 and 32bit OS. Still - no issues there as I am sure I couldn't done it before, too. ... That's normal. Generally the Pi can only power a single USB har...
by clicky
Wed Jun 03, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: STICKY: Raspberry Pi OS (64 bit) beta test version feedback
Replies: 489
Views: 103840

Re: Raspberry Pi OS (64 bit) beta test version

I don't know if this is supposed to be support for when something is not going well or just for testimonials but here it is. My current setup is: pi4 with 8GB 1TB WD Blue SSD with some generic JMicron USB addapter and beta 64bit image (adopted to use only 32GB for partition + another 32GB primary an...
by clicky
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Java
Topic: Tutorial Video on Setting Up and Using BoofCV on Raspberry PI
Replies: 1
Views: 608

Re: Tutorial Video on Setting Up and Using BoofCV on Raspberry PI

That seems quite interesting! Could you, please, in a few short sentences describe Boof? Yes, I did go to the web site and picked up a few things but still not quite sure what I feel about it. For instance: 1. Is it Java only or is it lower level stuff with bindings for different languages, too (asi...
by clicky
Sun May 31, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: FreeCAD on PI4 and Raspbian Buster.
Replies: 99
Views: 22574

Re: FreeCAD on PI4 and Raspbian Buster.

Yep I came here to find the link for compiling, then I thought I would try an install. I noticed Blender was pre-installed, maybe??? OpenSCAD, Wings3D, Inkscape... yep all working. That's great! Blender? Wow - I never got to learn how to use it - but did use to occasionally to convert 3d objects fr...
by clicky
Sun May 31, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Raspberry Pi OS
Topic: FreeCAD on PI4 and Raspbian Buster.
Replies: 99
Views: 22574

Re: FreeCAD on PI4 and Raspbian Buster.

Pi4 8GB + SSD (and USB3 case) ordered - all in preparation (and anticipation) of switching to 64bit Raspbian! :D

Thanks for letting us know. I was just thinking of needing to recompile it again as I did it for regular (32bit) Raspbian.
by clicky
Fri May 22, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Android
Topic: Android SDK Build Tools (for RPi's arm platform)
Replies: 0
Views: 315

Android SDK Build Tools (for RPi's arm platform)

Hi all,

Does anyone know if is there any pre-build Android build tools version for armhf (except 6 years old https://github.com/skyleecm/android-build-tools-for-arm)? Or how to make my own?

I've got gradle android app which I would like to be able to build on RPi4 (no 64bit version of OS, sorry)...
by clicky
Tue May 19, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Java
Topic: Remote Java IDE for Raspberry Zero, where to start?
Replies: 3
Views: 989

Re: Remote Java IDE for Raspberry Zero, where to start?

Down the similar path - you can use this (http://remotevm.abstracthorizon.org/source.html - I promise to 'modernise' it these days) - you can push your code from development machine to RPi and execute it 'remotely' (along with reading stdout back in your IDE's console)... Do ask if you need more hel...
by clicky
Tue May 19, 2020 7:30 pm
Forum: Java
Topic: good java IDE with Intellisense
Replies: 5
Views: 1634

Re: good java IDE with Intellisense

RPi3b+ might be a bit tight for developing java on it. RPi4 (with 4GB of memory and fast storage like SSD) is more like it. IntelliJ works perfectly well. Eclipse, unfortunately, switched 32bit support off, so there won't be anything else there... Also, picking up any other desktop/laptop and using ...

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