[ANN] This Week in LiveCode 82

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Mon May 15 20:56:41 CEST 2017


Oh no!  I use the legacy blendModes all the time!


On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 2:40 PM, Alejandro Tejada via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

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> > Read issue #82 here: https://goo.gl/8HNhau
>
> Looks like Skia Graphics Library dropped support
> for some features and LC9 will not show anymore
> these types of gradients:
> 'XY', 'SqrtXY', 'Diamond' and 'Spiral'
> and most of these legacy Blend Modes:
> clear, noop, notSrcAnd, notSrcAndReverse,
> notSrcCopy, notSrcOr, notSrcOrReverse,
> notSrcXor, reverse, set, srcAnd,
> srcAndReverse, srcCopy, srcOr,
> srcOrReverse, srcXor, blend, addPin
> addOver, subPin, transparent
> adMin, addMax
>
> If you check all paint features available
> from Skia Library: https://skia.org/user/api/skpaint
> there are many useful features that LC9
> could implement, like:
> setTextScaleX (and setTextScaleY)
> SkPathEffect
> SkLine2DPathEffect
> SkDiscretePathEffect
> SkComposePathEffect
> SkSumPathEffect
> Two-Point Conical Gradient Shader
> Fractal Perlin Noise Shader
> Turbulence Perlin Noise Shader
> Compose Shader
> Blur Mask Filter
>
> Could LC implement first some of
> these Skia features like Perlin Noise
> and Blur filter?
>
> Al
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