Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-08-06 Thread bioinfornatics via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 06:02:37 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Thanks to the sponsorship of Symmetry Investments, the D Language Foundation is happy to announce the Symmetry Autumn of Code! We're looking for three university students to hack on D this autumn, from September - January. We're

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-08-05 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
see it. [1] https://dlang.org/blog/symmetry-autumn-of-code/

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-08-05 Thread Ecstatic Coder via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 5 August 2018 at 05:22:44 UTC, Mike Franklin wrote: On Sunday, 5 August 2018 at 04:47:42 UTC, tanner00 wrote: Hi, I’m interested in working on this project and just wanted to touch base. Is there any word on who will be mentoring this project? I’m entering college this fall but

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-08-05 Thread Ecstatic Coder via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 5 August 2018 at 05:16:50 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: On Sunday, 5 August 2018 at 04:47:42 UTC, tanner00 wrote: [...] Hi, I’m interested in working on this project and just wanted to touch base. Is there any word on who will be mentoring this project? I’m entering college this fall

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-08-05 Thread rikki cattermole via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 05/08/2018 5:22 PM, Mike Franklin wrote: The project is mostly about creating high-performance, resource-efficient 2D software rasterizer, something like this (http://nothings.org/gamedev/rasterize/) or

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-08-04 Thread Mike Franklin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 5 August 2018 at 04:47:42 UTC, tanner00 wrote: Hi, I’m interested in working on this project and just wanted to touch base. Is there any word on who will be mentoring this project? I’m entering college this fall but I’ve been programming since a very young age and enjoy systems

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-08-04 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 5 August 2018 at 04:47:42 UTC, tanner00 wrote: [...] Hi, I’m interested in working on this project and just wanted to touch base. Is there any word on who will be mentoring this project? I’m entering college this fall but I’ve been programming since a very young age and enjoy

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-08-04 Thread tanner00 via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 22 July 2018 at 22:07:00 UTC, Mike Franklin wrote: On Sunday, 22 July 2018 at 16:33:10 UTC, Zheng (Vic) Luo wrote: [...] I'm JinShil, the one who proposed the idea. As far as I'm concerned, if you're doing the work, you can make it into whatever you'd like, but I would consider

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-24 Thread Zheng Luo (Vic) via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 24 July 2018 at 17:03:27 UTC, realDUser wrote: What about being paid for the work via your home country? Strictly speaking, F-1 visa prohibits getting paid without CPT/OPT as long as I am physically in the US. In practice, working remotely and getting paid via another country

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-24 Thread realDUser via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 24 July 2018 at 15:53:37 UTC, Zheng (Vic) Luo wrote: On Monday, 23 July 2018 at 13:41:41 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: I can't definitively answer whether not the U.S. government would consider it work, but I can tell you that neither Symmetry nor the D Language Foundation consider it

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-24 Thread Zheng Luo (Vic) via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 23 July 2018 at 13:41:41 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: I can't definitively answer whether not the U.S. government would consider it work, but I can tell you that neither Symmetry nor the D Language Foundation consider it employment; they view it just as Google does. I'll add that to

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-23 Thread Laeeth Isharc via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 18 July 2018 at 10:42:04 UTC, Andre Pany wrote: On Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 06:02:37 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Thanks to the sponsorship of Symmetry Investments, the D Language Foundation is happy to announce the Symmetry Autumn of Code! We're looking for three university

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-23 Thread bachmeier via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 23 July 2018 at 13:02:33 UTC, Zheng (Vic) Luo wrote: Another issue of this program is that me, as an incoming graduate in the U.S., are prohibited to "work" in my first school year. (that law doesn't affect GSoC since summer is considered as the second school year). I'm not sure

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-23 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 23 July 2018 at 13:02:33 UTC, Zheng (Vic) Luo wrote: Another issue of this program is that me, as an incoming graduate in the U.S., are prohibited to "work" in my first school year. (that law doesn't affect GSoC since summer is considered as the second school year). I'm not sure

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-23 Thread Mike Franklin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 23 July 2018 at 10:24:14 UTC, Ecstatic Coder wrote: But this BetterC minimalistic standard library (allocations, arrays, strings, slices, maps) is something which can be reused by many similar hardware-level projects. This is a project on its own, and as I said, I think it should

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-23 Thread Mike Franklin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 23 July 2018 at 09:52:54 UTC, Zheng (Vic) Luo wrote: Regarding floating point operations, I plan to use dmd.builtins/ldc.builtins instead of linking with libm. That reminds me. Something else to consider is that some of these microcontrollers don't have FPUs. Graphics libraries

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-23 Thread Ecstatic Coder via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 23 July 2018 at 08:08:03 UTC, Mike Franklin wrote: On Monday, 23 July 2018 at 06:24:04 UTC, Zheng (Vic) Luo wrote: Moreover, The term "dependency-free" in the project description often confuses me, because as a hardware-agnostic library the project does have to depend on external

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-23 Thread Ecstatic Coder via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 23 July 2018 at 09:09:40 UTC, Mike Franklin wrote: On Sunday, 22 July 2018 at 17:12:31 UTC, Ecstatic Coder wrote: 2/ Nuklear (https://github.com/vurtun/nuklear) Reading the documentation for Nuklear, I found this: https://rawgit.com/vurtun/nuklear/master/doc/nuklear.html#drawing

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-23 Thread Zheng Luo (Vic) via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 23 July 2018 at 08:08:03 UTC, Mike Franklin wrote: So, IMO, if you need to link in a library or object file that was not compiled from D code, then you're cheating. This is also one of the reasons why I suggested re-implementing software building blocks such as `memcpy`, `memset`,

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-23 Thread Mike Franklin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 22 July 2018 at 17:12:31 UTC, Ecstatic Coder wrote: 2/ Nuklear (https://github.com/vurtun/nuklear) Reading the documentation for Nuklear, I found this: https://rawgit.com/vurtun/nuklear/master/doc/nuklear.html#drawing To draw all draw commands accumulated over a frame you need

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-23 Thread Mike Franklin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 23 July 2018 at 06:24:04 UTC, Zheng (Vic) Luo wrote: Should we assume a multi-threading model? I say, no. To get threads on microcontrollers, you typically first need to implement a Real-time Operating System (RTOS). If you want to implement an RTOS in D, and then build the

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-23 Thread Mike Franklin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 23 July 2018 at 08:08:03 UTC, Mike Franklin wrote: You can those software building blocks in their own module, and let the user of the software rasterizer library link it their own implementation if they wish to deviate from the spirit of the proposal. Yikes! too many typos

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-23 Thread Mike Franklin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 23 July 2018 at 06:24:04 UTC, Zheng (Vic) Luo wrote: Moreover, The term "dependency-free" in the project description often confuses me, because as a hardware-agnostic library the project does have to depend on external implementations like "sin"/"memset" or even "thread_start", and

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-23 Thread Mike Franklin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Monday, 23 July 2018 at 06:00:14 UTC, Zheng (Vic) Luo wrote: Thank you for the suggestion. Previously I interned at a VR company and had some experiences writing code related to graphics, but I don't have any experience on embedded system programming, so I was wondering that do I need to

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-23 Thread Zheng Luo (Vic) via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 22 July 2018 at 17:12:31 UTC, Ecstatic Coder wrote: I'm interested in the "Graphics library for resource constrained embedded systems" project and have some spare time this autumn, but I have some questions: - Does this project aim at creating a hardware-agnostic rasterizer

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-23 Thread rikki cattermole via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 23/07/2018 6:00 PM, Zheng (Vic) Luo wrote: On Sunday, 22 July 2018 at 22:07:00 UTC, Mike Franklin wrote: The software should be efficient enough to use on embedded systems like https://github.com/JinShil/stm32f42_discovery_demo  Under that constraint, you'd probably want to try to accomplish

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-23 Thread Zheng Luo (Vic) via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 22 July 2018 at 22:07:00 UTC, Mike Franklin wrote: The software should be efficient enough to use on embedded systems like https://github.com/JinShil/stm32f42_discovery_demo Under that constraint, you'd probably want to try to accomplish the task with the -betterC-like subset of the

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-22 Thread Mike Franklin via Digitalmars-d-announce
could also be considered for Symmetry Autumn of Code. Mike

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-22 Thread Mike Franklin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 22 July 2018 at 16:33:10 UTC, Zheng (Vic) Luo wrote: I'm interested in the "Graphics library for resource constrained embedded systems" project and have some spare time this autumn, but I have some questions: - Does this project aim at creating a hardware-agnostic rasterizer

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-22 Thread Seb via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Sunday, 22 July 2018 at 16:33:10 UTC, Zheng (Vic) Luo wrote: I'm interested in the "Graphics library for resource constrained embedded systems" project and have some spare time this autumn, but I have some questions: - Does this project aim at creating a hardware-agnostic rasterizer

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-22 Thread Ecstatic Coder via Digitalmars-d-announce
I'm interested in the "Graphics library for resource constrained embedded systems" project and have some spare time this autumn, but I have some questions: - Does this project aim at creating a hardware-agnostic rasterizer supporting a few primitives like https://skia.org/ or implementing a

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-20 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 07:30:26 UTC, Joakim wrote: On Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 06:02:37 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Thanks to the sponsorship of Symmetry Investments, the D Language Foundation is happy to announce the Symmetry Autumn of Code! We're looking for three university students

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-18 Thread Ecstatic Coder via Digitalmars-d-announce
I've said, that if we get signatures, I'll build the damn thing myself. Signatures give a very lightweight vtable implementation while also giving conceptual representation of structs+classes. Which for an event loop, is a very desirable thing to have. But alas, I'm waiting on my named

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-18 Thread rikki cattermole via Digitalmars-d-announce
Foundation is happy to announce the Symmetry Autumn of Code! We're looking for three university students to hack on D this autumn, from September - January. We're also in search of potential mentors and ideas for student projects. Head to the Symmetry Autumn of Code page for the details. Spread

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-18 Thread Ecstatic Coder via Digitalmars-d-announce
of Code! We're looking for three university students to hack on D this autumn, from September - January. We're also in search of potential mentors and ideas for student projects. Head to the Symmetry Autumn of Code page for the details. Spread the word! https://dlang.org/blog/symmetry-autumn

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-18 Thread jmh530 via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Wednesday, 18 July 2018 at 10:35:04 UTC, Andre Pany wrote: Proposal: Multi IDE debugger support (for windows) [snip] This is a good idea too.

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-18 Thread Andre Pany via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 06:02:37 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Thanks to the sponsorship of Symmetry Investments, the D Language Foundation is happy to announce the Symmetry Autumn of Code! We're looking for three university students to hack on D this autumn, from September - January. We're

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-18 Thread Andre Pany via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 06:02:37 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Thanks to the sponsorship of Symmetry Investments, the D Language Foundation is happy to announce the Symmetry Autumn of Code! We're looking for three university students to hack on D this autumn, from September - January. We're

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-17 Thread rikki cattermole via Digitalmars-d-announce
On 18/07/2018 5:36 AM, Ecstatic Coder wrote: On Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 06:02:37 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Thanks to the sponsorship of Symmetry Investments, the D Language Foundation is happy to announce the Symmetry Autumn of Code! We're looking for three university students to hack on D

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-17 Thread jmh530 via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Tuesday, 17 July 2018 at 17:36:12 UTC, Ecstatic Coder wrote: I'd suggest adding the following to SAOC 2018 project proposals : [snip] Things on my wishlist: Improved REPL support (esp Windows) Jupyter kernel for D (someone might be working on this) Very smooth integration between

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-17 Thread Ecstatic Coder via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 06:02:37 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Thanks to the sponsorship of Symmetry Investments, the D Language Foundation is happy to announce the Symmetry Autumn of Code! We're looking for three university students to hack on D this autumn, from September - January. We're

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-15 Thread Anton Fediushin via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 06:02:37 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Thanks to the sponsorship of Symmetry Investments, the D Language Foundation is happy to announce the Symmetry Autumn of Code! We're looking for three university students to hack on D this autumn, from September - January. We're

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-14 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
Autumn of Code! We're looking for three university students to hack on D this autumn, from September - January. We're also in search of potential mentors and ideas for student projects. Head to the Symmetry Autumn of Code page for the details. Spread the word! https://dlang.org/blog

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-14 Thread Laeeth Isharc via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 07:09:21 UTC, Timoses wrote: On Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 06:02:37 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Thanks to the sponsorship of Symmetry Investments, the D Language Foundation is happy to announce the Symmetry Autumn of Code! We're looking for three university students

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-14 Thread Laeeth Isharc via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 07:30:26 UTC, Joakim wrote: On Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 06:02:37 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Thanks to the sponsorship of Symmetry Investments, the D Language Foundation is happy to announce the Symmetry Autumn of Code! We're looking for three university students

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-14 Thread Joakim via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 06:02:37 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Thanks to the sponsorship of Symmetry Investments, the D Language Foundation is happy to announce the Symmetry Autumn of Code! We're looking for three university students to hack on D this autumn, from September - January. We're

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-14 Thread Timoses via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 06:02:37 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Thanks to the sponsorship of Symmetry Investments, the D Language Foundation is happy to announce the Symmetry Autumn of Code! We're looking for three university students to hack on D this autumn, from September - January. We're

Re: Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-14 Thread Seb via Digitalmars-d-announce
On Saturday, 14 July 2018 at 06:02:37 UTC, Mike Parker wrote: Thanks to the sponsorship of Symmetry Investments, the D Language Foundation is happy to announce the Symmetry Autumn of Code! We're looking for three university students to hack on D this autumn, from September - January. We're

Symmetry Autumn of Code

2018-07-14 Thread Mike Parker via Digitalmars-d-announce
Thanks to the sponsorship of Symmetry Investments, the D Language Foundation is happy to announce the Symmetry Autumn of Code! We're looking for three university students to hack on D this autumn, from September - January. We're also in search of potential mentors and ideas for student