Drobe :: The archives
About Drobe | Contact | RSS | Twitter | Tech docs | Downloads | BBC Micro

Reply to thread

I started working on this but for the Java platform so it worked anywhere. I was taking the approach outlined - picking an app and getting it to work by seeing which SWIs it used. It also seemed sensible to choose an app for which source was available and which was pure assembler to avoid having to implement SharedCLib or Basic interpretation straight off so I'm using StrongARM. I've got the core ARM emulation mostly working (some mishandling of the call stack still) and a framework for plugging in SWI implementations in Java. The idea is that the program gets built in blocks and pure Java versions of performance critical sections could be substituted for certain blocks or a Java compiled bytecode version could be substituted for the semi-interpreted version for blocks. Being Java, the question of which GUI library or platform quickly becomes irrelevant and the APIs are not a bad match either in most cases.

Anyone interested in getting involved, please get in touch.

 is a RISC OS Usertapina on 2/4/05 10:36PM
[ Reply | Permalink | Report ]

Please login before posting a comment. Use the form on the right to do so or create a free account.

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • Wakefield 2009 wrap-up, photos and video
    The weekend's RISC OS event has been and gone and we've got the rest of our lives to look forward to. Here's a round-up of extra news and Drobe's show-related coverage and some photos taken from Wakefield 2009 - plus a video from the show floor.
     16 comments, latest by AW on 29/4/09 7:41PM. Published: 27 Apr 2009

  • Random article

  • Let your fonts know who is boss with FontMgr2

     Discuss this. Published: 16 May 2001

  • Useful links

    News and media:
    IconbarMyRISCOSArcSiteRISCOScodeANSC.S.A.AnnounceArchiveQercusRiscWorldDrag'n'DropGAG-News

    Top developers:
    RISCOS LtdRISC OS OpenMW SoftwareR-CompAdvantage SixVirtualAcorn

    Dealers:
    CJE MicrosAPDLCastlea4X-AmpleLiquid SiliconWebmonster

    Usergroups:
    WROCCRONENKACCIRUGSASAUGROUGOLRONWUGMUGWAUGGAGRISCOS.be

    Useful:
    RISCOS.org.ukRISCOS.orgRISCOS.infoFilebaseChris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collectionNetSurf

    Non-RISC OS:
    The RegisterThe InquirerApple InsiderBBC NewsSky NewsGoogle Newsxkcddiodesign


    © 1999-2009 The Drobe Team. Some rights reserved, click here for more information
    Powered by MiniDrobeCMS, based on J4U | Statistics
    "Your attitude is appalling and childish"
    Page generated in 0.0334 seconds.