[Edu-sig] PySqueak: Which 3D package should I use?
tom.hoffman at gmail.com
Sun May 14 02:07:17 CEST 2006
On 5/13/06, Paul D. Fernhout <pdfernhout at kurtz-fernhout.com> wrote:
> apt-get install python-soya python-soya-doc
> just worked for me.
> Pulled in a bunch of stuff, but a few warnings though.
> Several FutureWarning but look OK.
> A few SyntaxWarning too. My default python is 2.3 so maybe that is it.
> "/usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages/soya/pudding/test.py:42: SyntaxWarning:
> import * only allowed at module level
> def test(debug = False):"
> Having some problems with tutorial windows locking up, like:
> (which I paste into a Python prompt. :-)
> I can get a pyramid but the OpenGL window won't close, and I have to get
> out of Python (seems to tie up Gnome too, maybe their idle loop is using
> too much CPU? Pegs my system at 100%.). Seems like it will take some
> understanding (maybe that's what it is supposed to do?) So, not quite a
> painless out of the box experience -- not to say it is not worth using,
> just a datapoint on first few minutes difficulties and confusions.
> Still, I'm starting to lean to just using OpenGL under wx as a starter.
> I'm thinking that may have the least install problems for proof of concept
That's about as far as I got with it. My brief experience with
Panda3d was more promising, but I also found both of these API's to be
just too daunting.
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