Where to get COFFEE framework?



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    On 08/02/2004 at 11:09, xxxxxxxx wrote:

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    I would like to know where to get good frameworks for all the COFFEE plug-in types (Tag, Plug-in, Shader, etc).
    I wouldn't mind if it not an official one (maybe something from a COFFEE programmer). But, at least, I would like to have access to clean, tested out, frameworks. The frameworks should also include what is required to access dialog resorces. Is there such a thing? Thank you VERY MUCH in advance.

    Rui Batista



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    On 08/02/2004 at 13:40, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    tztztz, Rui. There are frameworks directly in the online COFFEE documentation. :o) Afai can remember Mikael once made them.
    The file is called XLent Framework or Basic Framework. Not sure anymore which of the both actually were the frameworks.



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    On 08/02/2004 at 14:01, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    I know Samir... and I have those. But they don't have enough info :-(
    And, none of them has the necessary functions/overloads for dialogs created through resorces.
    I'm asking this because I would like to make sure that my future (and even present) plug-ins follow all directives and behave correctly when kept floating or docked.

    Rui Batista



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    On 08/02/2004 at 22:48, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    To the best of my knowledge this is not documented in COFFEE, and I also don't know if it's possible at all.

    Such an updated framework would be very valuable indeed - however, COFFEE is currently quite a bit behind the C++ SDK in terms of features and documentation.

    Currently I would work with the C++ SDK, if you have access to a compiler.

    Kabe



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    On 09/02/2004 at 00:15, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    Hi,

    @Rui: well, I never used resources myself in COFFEE (only in C++) but it shouldn´t be that complicated and I don´t think you can do too much about it. It should simply work like this in your CreateLayout() function:

    var res = new(GeResource, yourpath);
    return LoadDialogResource(DIALOG_ID,res,BFH_SCALEFIT);

    Should work like this and I doubt this will change. In the end there is no guarantee that this will be compatible with future versions, as it isn´t for C++ either.

    Best
    Samri



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    On 09/02/2004 at 02:33, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    Thank you to both.
    I already use resorces for dialogs (all my plug-ins do it).
    I just wanted to make sure I was doing it the correct way. I'm just trying to assure the best quality possible for my plug-ins. That's why I wanted a framework by some "official" programmer.
    I'm just a designer ;-)
    That's why I don't have a compiler, Kabe. And, not being a programmer I'm not willing to invest in one.
    COFFEE is more than enough for me (but I wait eagerly for the day that it gets a major upgrade!! ;-)
    And COFFEE also has one big advantage for me. It runs on Macs and PCs.
    So, if any of the great coders that hang around here could provide some "tested out" framework, I believe the comunity would be tramendously thankful. I know I would :-)

    Rui Batista


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