At the Paris Open Source Summit, I had a long discussion with engineers from AdaCore, that reminded me of the early roots of XL in Ada. I have never really retraced the steps along the way, and this was an interesting walk for me. I thought I'd share… My interest in programming languages is quite old. … Continue reading From Ada to XL in 25+ years…
Back when I was working for HP, I was using Blogmax to build a daily blog of my activities. That was quite useful as a self-reference, but also helped my team members follow what I was doing (I was the only one working from France, most of the team being in the US). When I … Continue reading Restarting a Blogmax “private” blog
Doing a Tao3D version of the Helvetica Clock Chrome Experiment shows a 33 times reduction in code size compared to the original.
This is the follow-up article to Animation and 3D: the web is doing it wrong. In this article, I argue that the web is not helping us much with advanced storytelling. Based on our experience with Tao Presentations and interactive storytelling in 3D, we can offer a few suggestions. We can explain how to integrate … Continue reading Storytelling: The web is doing it wrong
Taodyne just released Tao3D "Libre Edition", a GPLv3 version of Tao3D.
The video below is a quick introduction to the Tao language: The source code is accessible on GitHub. You can download Tao Presentations from the Taodyne web site if you want to try it yourself.
In Animation and 3D: the web is doing it wrong, I argue that the way the web does animation and 3D is completely bogus and deserves to die. With Tao Presentations, we offer a dynamic document description language that lets us write shorter code that is much closer to storytelling. We'd like to bring this to the … Continue reading Animation and 3D: the web is doing it wrong