A couple of days ago, the Raspberry Pi was announced. Needless to say that this hardware is the perfect complement to the software provided by lubyk.
The goal is to create a debian based OS (eventually installed on sd-cards) to ease the adoption on lubyk (and Lua) as a scripting platform for RPi.
Lubyk is a very good environment to program that removes most of the burden related to some difficult programming tasks, mainly:
Apart from its very low price, this hardware has some very good arguments to serve for educational, low-fi gaming and artistic needs:
Here is a list of the required steps to produce a first OS image:
If anyone wants to join into this effort (or has special needs for what should be installed by default on the OS), please drop a line on the mailing-list.
Funding from the Swiss Federal Office of Culture to write the graphical frontend to rubyk !
Moving from a global mutex to a global select/poll loop.