Tag: Graphical user interface
Why I love Metapost
I am writing some stuff about Conway’s Game of Life (and Scratch) – thinking about whether it is possible to explain to adults the basics of programming a computer using the Scratch Life script an an example: Life is more suitable for adults than say the Code Club fish chasing game and anyway it gives…
No progress on PostMeta – yet
My project to write a GUI for MetaPost has not made much headway, but that’s because it’s a bit more tricky than I thought – and I have been out of the country too. libmplib – the MetaPost library is not yet fully supported as a dynamic library (though there are ways round that), meaning…
A GUI for Metapost?
I have sort-of abandoned my Apple Air Book for serious work this last week – going back to a 2008/9 Toshiba laptop (another Morgan Computers purchase) running Linux. The Apple is a lovely device to travel with and is beautiful, if extremely expensive, device with which to browse the web, but a decade of conditioning…