interface/graphics development environments for 386/RS6000
paul at actrix.co.nz
Fri Jun 15 17:16:05 AEST 1990
In article <835 at anaxagoras.ils.nwu.edu> cearl at aristotle.ils.nwu.edu (Charles Earl) writes:
Try XVT, from XVT software in Boulder, Colorado. It's a virtual toolkit
with heaps of features, that runs on a wide range of UNIX and other
platforms. I think there is a Macintosh version too, and even one
for DOS! It's far more than just a set of Motif widgets, although
it's compatible with them.
> (1) Facillitate construction of window-based applications. This also
> implies support of important window env features like buttons,
> icons, etc.
Yep, does all this I think.
> (2) Support development of fast, attractive animation -- that is,
> we would want fairly rich graphics libraries/packages.
Don't know -- this might be a weak area.
> (3) Allow development of multimedia applications, especially those
> which would incorporate video.
> (4) Have a foreign function facility (e.g. would allow calls to Pascal,
> C, etc.).
Yes, I think so.
> (5) Provide support of object - oriented programming (this is not
> essential ).
There's a library for C++ use.
Hope this helps. No, I don't have the address here (I'm at home).
Paul Gillingwater, paul at actrix.co.nz
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