How to design "gridshape of light" ?
I mean, kind of glowing object.
.. I mean, objects acting as if they emitted lights by themselves.
Shaders are required I guess.. no?
In that case, could we now use jit.gen for that ?
any leads would be very appreciated :)
Maybe post pics of what you want?
http://cycling74.com/2012/03/20/jitter-recipes-book-four/5/ helped me finally.
But I'd like to make this using … JS or Java.
Maybe, it isn't relevant to do this inside Java/JS, but I have to build a system able to use my future objects library and some would have that glowing fx, some other not ..
This is the idea of glowing object I have in mind for my system.
If you will need 3d, I cannot really help you. In 2d, I can do some research
I need 3D
http://cycling74.com/2012/03/20/jitter-recipes-book-four/5/ is a very nice base
I’d need to know if I can do that in Java/JS only or if I have to use the native Max objects.
If I have to use Max Objects (I mean, Jitter ones), I’d probably have to store data (conf + objects properties) outside of my JAVA code which wouldn’t be that good :-/
From performance perspective, I can almost 100% guarantee that Java will be less efficient than max native. Java vm is an additional layer between the processor and the os, where as afaik gen is a way of manipulating machine code directly.
additional means probably more members in the chain meaning as you wrote it would be as fast :-/
the problematic is elsewhere for me: I need to create a bunch of objects in my 3D space.
I don’t see any other way to create/handle a lot of object using Max native stuff .. easily.
My creation process doesn’t have to involve copy/pasting max objects on a 3 m2 patcher :p
The idea is : I would move in this space amongst objects.
I already have setup a routine using JAVA which check the distance between the (only one) cam and objects and which disable from the OpenGL context those too far, saving CPU work.