Friday, February 26, 2016

Picture of the Day: Unlimited Powerrrrrr

While I'm debugging the code and chasing some nasty bugs, here's the sonnet card doing a PowerUP program using ppclibemu from Frank Wille. Yes, it is an ELF binary.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Picture of the Day: Voxelspace revisited

When I was in Neuss, the library was just about ready to show something moving on the screen without crashing. The picture below is from the Neuss event.

As you can see (with a bit of effort), Voxelspace was about 25 FPS at that time.

In December, direct access to graphics memory was added. And last week I finally found why RunPPC was as 10 times as slow as expected. This resulted in the following speed with Voxelspace.

Another little step taken.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Picture of the Day: StormMESA hardware rendering

Getting StormMESA to work has eluded me for some time now. But from the depths of the Internet came the hint to use Warp3D/ForceVersion 3 as an environment variable. And lo and behold:

Most of the StormMESA demos now seem to be working :-)