[ANN] Renumbering Images with new IDs
b.xavier at internet.lu
Sat Dec 17 05:18:47 EST 2005
I wouldn't dare comparing the environments... Both have their purpose and
place... They are different products despite being the same...
I think that to use inline ASM in rev you need to do so in a c compiler and
wrappit up in an external ;)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Kane [mailto:scott at proherp.com]
> Sent: Saturday, 17 December, 2005 11:00
> To: x at monsieurx.com; 'How to use Revolution'
> Subject: RE: [ANN] Renumbering Images with new IDs
> Hi Xavier,
> Don't get me wrong, I'm not looking for a "Delphi vs. Rev" argument.
> There are things that Rev can do that Delphi can't. Multiple
> platform for starters. I tried RealBasic in the process of
> evaluating the multi-platform universe and found it to be
> absolutely terrible. In terms of stability Rev is the
> closest thing I can get, in terms of stability and
> flexibility and I love using it now - after quite a learning
> curve (which I am still undertaking). Sure there are things
> Delphi can do that Rev can't . Inline ASM for starters, but
> I don't use that very often anyway. One thing Delphi can do
> is write data to the executable. But then Rev has the magic
> of external stacks so it's not really a needed feature. I've
> always believed in choosing the right tool for the job.
> I can see me writing some applications for all three
> platforms in Rev in time to come. Rev needs more people like
> you developing cool objects and libraries, it promises to be
> an exciting time for me! :-)
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com
> > [mailto:use-revolution-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf
> Of MisterX
> > Sent: Saturday, 17 December 2005 8:22 PM
> > To: 'How to use Revolution'
> > Subject: RE: [ANN] Renumbering Images with new IDs
> > Scott
> > very cool indeed! I know how good Delphi is because
> FLStudio uses that
> > environment to make FruityLoops which is IMOHO the runtime
> > of music making. ;)
> > HyperCard was the first CMS I used for notes taking in
> college. Since
> > then it has grown to do enterprise storage administration and NT AD
> > domain user and share management and lots more at home in my home
> > software studio ;)...
> > Same functions or handlers, different problems... im quite
> > of my object model because it has worked so well so far...
> it's a pity
> > few have managed to get into it - if any did... (I know, I need to
> > document stuff and all this... but being alone and amidst
> the furious
> > evolution I do in TAOO, documentation doesn't help much at this
> > stage... I work on it bit by bit
> > though...)
> > What can't rev do? that's open to the user of course... im the user
> > and I respect other's work like delphi, ms office and OS,
> OSX and all
> > mac things since 1984. I also am awed at linux and how it
> too grew out
> > of features users wanted...
> > In rev, im the architect, the designer, the programmer the
> tester and
> > the user. What I like about it is that I can wipe new
> features in the
> > middle of the workflow and make all of my stacks more powerful each
> > time. Is this possible in delphi? Real time?
> > Also I don't like pascal programming which delphi is using...
> > my fault but any feature I see in delphi I could replicate
> in rev in
> > minutes or a few hours depending. Then it's copy paste or automatic
> > updates (almost there) across any stack I use...
> > im not sure delphi would follow at this stage... real time...
> > probably can though ;)
> > Thousands of objects? eh?
> > I wont compare a single programmer's work to a thousands'...
> > It may be unfair to them ;) But that's how big TAOO is...
> And im still
> > 10% of where I want to be conceptually compared to today's scripted
> > situation. I'd say my biggest problem is finding powerusers or
> > scripters that want to tap the challenge and get it going... Im no
> > Linus and definitely not well funded at all and do this in my spare
> > time mostly but I persist I'm on the right object model from the
> > beginning because so far I enjoy the benefits developping or using
> > rev... It may not be OOP but it's not far phylosophically or on the
> > context-logic...
> > And im only too aware how one object model may not fit the
> workflow of
> > another object model -
> > We all choose our IDEs, the features we need we add to it right?
> > That's the way it works so far for the past 15 years... about a new
> > feature every week on average... this has added up so far...
> > If I had time to discover and learn delphi I might do the
> same thing,
> > at this point, though it's faster for me to wipe the delphi
> feature in
> > rev when needed - and I don't look at delphi at all because I base
> > these new features on actual needs... In the end I have all the
> > features I've programmed in since 15 years and I can enhance any
> > myself any time, use it across all my stacks and go faster each
> > time...
> > Just to add fuel to the fire, Im working on a new DB model which I
> > call NodeDB - im not too happy in sql and why not make
> something even
> > more xtalk like, ahem practical for Rev!
> > Anything to make rev do my workflow faster - hopefully it's
> > with other users ;)
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