New to Rev & Use-Rev List - Some Questions - RevMentor
msrebnik at earthlink.net
Sat Sep 13 23:20:15 CDT 2008
Thanks for the welcome and advice, Thomas!
Understand your point about developing on one platform right now...
However, what about doing the opposite approach...if I go with Studio, get
the Windows version so that I can practice on my P1610 when I have time
during the day and then run Rev in Windows through Parallels on my Mac at
home and then save out a Mac app and test it in OSX....this way I can
practice everywhere I am...otherwise, I can only practice at home with my
Good ideas about learning and docs...
on 9/13/08 8:54 PM, Thomas McGrath III at 3mcgrath at comcast.net wrote:
> Welcome to the Revolution!
> First, I would seriously consider how much cross development you would
> be doing. Not Distribution but actual coding. I think it would be nice
> for you to have Enterprise but you may find that you only use the PC
> side (like I do) for a small period of time. Where as with Mac Studio
> you save some money and down the road if you really need to develop on
> both platforms then you can upgrade. And with studio you can save the
> standalone as a Win exe and open it right up in Parallels to test and
> then make changes to the Mac stack and build again. But if you find
> you will have to do this alot then consider the more expensive
> Enterprise. I use Enterprise because I make a living using Rev and
> need the convenience of both.
> I would skip buying the docs and see if you can get away with the PDF/
> Dictionary. I learn by doing and seeing how someone else did it. So I
> used an entire folder of sample projects from various sites and
> sources. I tore them apart and made changes and broke them and then
> tried to fix them. I was up and running in no time. The videos would
> have helped me but they were not around then.
> Check Myre to see if they have any bundled versions because things
> like GLX2 and animation engine etc. come in handy. The mentor program
> looks interesting too.
> Good luck and welcome again,
> Tom McGrath
> On Sep 13, 2008, at 10:13 PM, Mark Srebnik wrote:
>> Greetings Revolutionistas*,
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