[Openmcl-devel] [gambit-list] Apple OKs other dev tools for iOS

James Long longster at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 16:49:07 UTC 2010


I haven't tried, so I doubt it works out of the box.  I'm really not
doing anything special, it's just a matter of tweaking the build
process and possibly the very few APIs to access iPhone functionality.
 Gambit supports ARM out of the box.

I'll come back around to this at some point; I haven't been using
Scheme for several months.  I'll send a message if I ever update the
example app.  Feel free to fork it and work on it too:

http://github.com/jlongster/gambit-iphone-example

- James

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 9:58 AM, Vyacheslav Zakovyrya
<zakovyrya at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi James
>
> I just wanted to ask you, were you able to compile this example app for iOS 4.*?
>
> Thanks
>
> On Sep 14, 2010, at 3:24 PM, James Long wrote:
>
>> Yes, you can read about it and view examples here:
>>
>> http://jlongster.com/software/iphone/scheme-iphone-example/
>>
>> I haven't kept it up to date and I've actually been moving my site
>> away from this version, but at some point I'll port over all my blog
>> posts to a new site and try to keep the information available.
>>
>> - James
>>
>> On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 10:34 AM, Andrew Shalit
>> <ashalit at learningtouch.com> wrote:
>>> Hi James -
>>>
>>> This is great stuff!  Have you described your working setup anywhere?  I'm particularly impressed with the interactive development you have going on the iPhone simulator in the videos on this page.
>>>
>>> http://jlongster.com/blog/2010/01/29/tweening/
>>>
>>> Andrew
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sep 9, 2010, at 2:12 PM, James Long wrote:
>>>
>>>> I've been expecting them to do this ever since they first changed the
>>>> rules.  The fact that a high percentage of apps out there,
>>>> particularly games, use scripting languages already indicates some
>>>> fallacy in their decision.  I'm glad they've finally gone through with
>>>> it.
>>>>
>>>> I've been continually updated my iPhone game Farmageddon, by the way,
>>>> which is fully written in Gambit Scheme and it's always been accepted.
>>>> I doubt they were looking for a Lisp runtime though!
>>>>
>>>> I would be really interested in a Scheme-based framework for
>>>> developing native apps.  I've been working with Cocoa Touch/Obj-C for
>>>> the past 6 months and although it's well-designed, the language for
>>>> constructing event-based apps is annoying.  You have to create a
>>>> massive number of classes simply to override behavior and catch any
>>>> events.  Doing it more functionally, like node.js, would be a dream.
>>>>
>>>> - James
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Sep 9, 2010 at 10:09 AM, Raffael Cavallaro
>>>> <raffaelcavallaro at mac.com> wrote:
>>>>> This opens the door for iOS apps written in lisp or scheme, or automated translation of lisp or scheme to c/c++/objective-c for deployment on the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, etc.
>>>>>
>>>>> <http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2010/09/09statement.html>
>>>>>
>>>>> from the press release:
>>>>>
>>>>> "In particular, we are relaxing all restrictions on the development tools used to create iOS apps, as long as the resulting apps do not download any code. This should give developers the flexibility they want, while preserving the security we need.
>>>>>
>>>>> In addition, for the first time we are publishing the App Store Review Guidelines to help developers understand how we review submitted apps. We hope it will make us more transparent and help our developers create even more successful apps for the App Store."
>>>>>
>>>>> Good news, no?
>>>>>
>>>>> So what about an iOS ARM port of CCL?
>>>>>
>>>>> warmest regards,
>>>>>
>>>>> Ralph
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Raffael Cavallaro
>>>>> raffaelcavallaro at me.com
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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