[erlang-questions] Graphics, and 2d display.

Angel <>
Fri Jan 29 13:18:15 CET 2010


hehe

obviously for a more serious work i would recommend you

Curses Development Kit: http://www.vexus.ca/products/CDK/
seems better than crude curses...


But youll not find happy living whales anymore... :-(


Regards, Angel



On Viernes, 29 de Enero de 2010 11:57:37 usted escribió:
> :-D
> 
> Angel wrote:
> > On Viernes, 29 de Enero de 2010 03:51:19 G.S. escribió:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> Is there anyway to display something like moving 2d ASCII art... I'm
> >> trying to simulate server/client systems and show connections and
> >> movements of data in ASCII... so Clients are Os and Servers are X, and I
> >> would like to show a plane with Xs and Os, and lines going from one to
> >> another to demonstrate data-flow, but this has to be updatable live, on
> >> a fixed screen, so that when another Server or Client goes live, it is
> >> right away demonstrated graphically on this plane. something like the
> >> top command, only instead of the columns of data, I would show the Xs
> >> and Os and data flow between them... If that makes any sense.
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> -Gene
> >
> > I would search a port curses approach. Just a few routines to receive
> > data from erlang (the whole list of objects or maybe update) and display
> > them. Curses will care of screen repainting and effcient updates.
> >
> > If you want to prototype fast there is a ascii art screensaver made in
> > Perl you can try control it from erlang...
> >
> > asciiaquarium: http://www.robobunny.com/projects/asciiquarium/html/
> >
> > well your are not constrained to 2D :-)
> >
> > http://www.algorithm.co.il/blogs/index.php/programming/python/python-curs
> >es- numpy-ascii-art-rotating-cube
> >
> >
> > YMMV..
> >
> > /angel
> 

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