[FRPythoneers] Hi Folks -- Anyone interested in a Pyglet presentation?

Chris Perkins chris at percious.com
Tue Jul 15 11:23:20 MDT 2008


My vote is for pyglet.

On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 11:21 AM, Casey Duncan <casey at pandora.com> wrote:

> I'm happy to go with the flow. If people want to hear the pyglet
> presentation,
> I'll be ready and happy to give it anytime.
>
> -Casey
>
>
> On Jul 15, 2008, at 11:16 AM, Matt Boersma wrote:
>
>  We don't have an agenda for tomorrow night, so Casey if you're ready
>> to talk about pyglet, the floor would be yours.  I just wasn't sure
>> you were ready to go with it yet.
>>
>> I've read a couple books recently--"Foundations of Agile Development
>> with Python" and "Practical Django by Example"--that I could recap if
>> anyone's interested.  Or we can just socialize, eat, drink, and be
>> merry.
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 10:57 AM, Neal McBurnett <neal at bcn.boulder.co.us>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 09:19:54AM -0600, Matt Boersma wrote:
>>>
>>>> I've played around with pyglet some.  i would love to see a
>>>> presentation on pyglet--let's figure out the details tomorrow night.
>>>>
>>>
>>> Do we have a topic for tomorrow night?  I don't see one at
>>>
>>> http://python.meetup.com/180/calendar/8169881/
>>> or
>>> http://wiki.python.org/moin/FrontRangePythoneers
>>>
>>> And we have a pyglet offer outstanding....
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>>
>>> Neal McBurnett                 http://mcburnett.org/neal/
>>>
>>>
>>>  Matt
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 11:54 PM, Casey Duncan <casey at pandora.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> On Jul 14, 2008, at 11:28 PM, Paul Hummer wrote:
>>>>>
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>>>>>>  Just wanted to say hello. I'm glad to be back in the area and I
>>>>>>> plan to come to the meeting this week. I wanted to offer myself as
>>>>>>> a possible presenter for a future meeting. I've been doing some
>>>>>>> coding with pyglet lately and I have a presentation I gave in San
>>>>>>> Francisco about using it with OpenGL for graphics and games.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Wow, what a coincidence.  I happen to be packaging pyglet for
>>>>>> Debian/Ubuntu as we speak, and will move on to packaging Bruce after
>>>>>> that.  I'd like to see a presentation on it.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The thing I like about pyglet over pygame or others is that it
>>>>>> requires no compiling.  It works out of the box using ctypes.  It's
>>>>>> not the fastest (obviously), but for something as cool as Bruce, it
>>>>>> works out really well.
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Yeah, the lack of compilation is very nice indeed. Ironically, I'm
>>>>> using
>>>>> pyglet because of it's potential performance advantage over pygame/SDL.
>>>>> Leveraging OpenGL features like vertex arrays, display lists and
>>>>> shaders can
>>>>> give excellent performance even with no C code at all because you can
>>>>> leverage the tremendous power of our current graphics cards. Granted
>>>>> you can
>>>>> do much the same thing with pygame/PyOpenGL, but I find the
>>>>> one-stop-shopping and ease of installation of pyglet a big-win over it,
>>>>> and
>>>>> it's fun to watch it evolve.
>>>>>
>>>>> -Casey
>>>>>
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