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Lightbulb texture and audio loader - 12-31-2010, 11:11 AM

Yes, this is quite a breakthrough, what i've managed to do is work out how to load, from the internet, audio and play it and images to set textures with while a world is running.
This means that much bigger worlds can be built, as every texture in them can just be set to blank and no audio should be stored within the world. This means for much smaller world sizes, which Alice can handle much better, this should reduce any lag greatly. The idea is to then have loading screens (which nobody likes, but cant be helped) to load only the neccessary textures and audio for each level or area, and dispose of the ones that are no longer needed.

The world that ive built is just basic, much better things can be built, but it will load a sound and play it and set the ground texture to a loaded internet. The world variables are the web addresses of the files.

EDIT - its updated
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Default error - 12-31-2010, 03:34 PM

hmm... I got an error

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Error during simulation.


Alice version: 2.2 8/1/2009

Throwable that caused the error:
Traceback (innermost last):
File "edu.cmu.cs.stage3.alice.core.property.ScriptPrope rty[name=script,owner=edu.cmu.cs.stage3.alice.core.res ponse.ScriptResponse[world.my first method.__Unnamed0__]]", line 1, in ?
File "edu.cmu.cs.stage3.alice.core.property.ScriptPrope rty[name=script,owner=edu.cmu.cs.stage3.alice.core.Wor ld[world]]", line 4, in loadtex
NameError: Thread


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Default 12-31-2010, 05:07 PM

Oh, there, I fixed it. Ive uploaded the fixed version. It was just a problem with something which I have set on mine that yous dont


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Thumbs up 12-31-2010, 11:38 PM

wow, this is amazing!
How does this work? And can you make it import other things?


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Arrow 01-02-2011, 09:33 AM

It uses a bit of java via jython and some of the built in Alice java stuff. Im working on importing other stuff, took a while just to get this to work.


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Default 03-06-2011, 12:19 PM

I updated it with some fixes and new features


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