All posts for the month November, 2010

Software > Programming > [ 1 ]

Putting the fun back in hacking!

A programming language by Cynbe ru Taren (Jeffrey Prothero)

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Software > Ruby >
Ruby mentoring > Ruby mentoring tools > (Multimedia development frameworks)

(on Wikipedia)

As 3D rendering engine that abstracts from the underlying system libraries, like Direct3D and OpenGL.

Ogre.rb wraps the main OGRE Rendering Engine, giving access to it from Ruby.

  • OGRE = Object-Oriented Graphics Rendering Engine

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I was getting frustrated with Unity Linux (I can't update or my audio will break, fuck PulseAudio) and I wanted to experiment with a bunch of other Linux distributions. Every time I do something like this I get burned time and time again either by obvious bugs or random incompatibility.

The main drive was for the ruby mentoring project. A multimedia toolkit was selected which I couldn't get working under Unity Linux.

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Linux distributions + Debian and Ubuntu >
See also Linux distributions based on Lubuntu

(on Wikipedia)

It's an official project by Ubuntu to maintain something lighter.

It works well, and I've had a significant history with it.

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