[Coco] DriveWire in Java
aawolfe at gmail.com
Thu Dec 10 10:50:54 EST 2009
I have uploaded Linux and Mac OS X versions to
These are not as tested as the Windows version, but I have booted
NitrOS-9 using both of them. The GUI definitely doesn't look as nice
as on the Windows version, but I've found there are differences even
running on Win XP vs Windows 7. It looks like I'm going to have to
learn more about relative component alignments and avoid any absolute
On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 3:35 PM, Boisy G. Pitre <boisy at tee-boy.com> wrote:
> I was just wondering today where you were on this. I'm ready to give this a spin, so as soon as you have the OS X Java version going, please let me know.
> On Dec 9, 2009, at 12:17 PM, Aaron Wolfe wrote:
>> I've put a working version of a new DriveWire server, written in Java,
>> at http://aaronwolfe.com/coco
>> The zip file there *should* just work for any Windows platform that
>> has a JRE installed, but I'm hoping some of you guys might have time
>> to try it, as I have only one Windows machine here to test on. The
>> idea is to unzip the file and double click on dwserver.jar... might
>> work :)
>> Next will be click and run versions for OS X and Linux. The serial
>> library I've used supports about 30 platforms altogether, and I've
>> designed the server so that the GUI is optional. This is in hopes of
>> running the DW server on mobile devices or other small things that
>> support Java.
>> Features added include the ability to write protect disks, saving and
>> loading entire sets of disks at a time (this I really like) and a
>> fancy log viewer thing.
>> Right now only drives and rtc work. Printing, virtual serial and
>> networking are not far off. I believe the implementation is true and
>> complete in following the DW 3.0 specification for the drives portion.
>> It's probably just in my head but it feels faster than the delphi
>> windows version somehow. booting os9 is very quick.
>> Anyway, if anyone wants to try it out I'd be glad to have some
>> feedback and bug reports.
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