Software : : DiscreetFX Seeking to Add Resources for AmigaOS 4.x & MorphOS Development
Posted By: discreetfx. on 2012/3/18 12:47:54
AmigaOS 4.x & MorphOS community we have listened to your feedback and are now seeking additional resources for DiscreetFX Labs to develop Aladdin 4D 6.0 for AmigaOS 4.x & MorphOS. You stated it was taking too long and we should not work on the OS X Lion version first so we are talking your feedback to heart. We are looking for one Amiga and MorphOS programmer proficient in C. No naughty Windows, Mac or Linux skills required, your time will be spent 100% working on coding what you love, AmigaOS 4.x & MorphOS!

A past resume on AmiNet, OS4Depot or MorphZone is a plus, preferably in the 3D animation/rendering software department. What do you get in return? Part time steady income from your Amiga development, don't quit your day job. This will be a long term commitment so we are looking for someone that loves to code 3D animation applications that wants to take Aladdin 4D to the next level. We don't need you just for version 6.0 but version 7,8,9 and beyond. Since you make royalties plus regular pay the more you do the more you make. We want someone excited to bite their programming teeth into a large exciting Amiga project. In the future you may have to work with the other developer working on the OS X Lion version of Aladdin 4D 6.0 but this will not be necessary in the beginning. AROS will not be left out in the cold, we will need assistance in getting the AROS version coded once the AmigaOS 4.x and MorphOS versions are complete.

Contact us via the link below please with your CV/Resume and reasons why you are right for job. You will also be required to submit your code on a daily or at least weekly bases to a CVS and Blog about your work to our customers. The Wizard of Oz behind the curtain development cycle of Aladdin 4D 6.0 has not pleased us either and we want future development to be in the public eye so customers see rapid progress.

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Best regards

DiscreetFX Team
 
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    It's waste of money, sold copies will never cover the salary unless it takes less than a week.. but its your money.
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    It's waste of money, sold copies will never cover the salary unless it takes less than a week.. but its your money.


    This is a long term project. The market has room for a entry level easy to use low cost 3D Animation/Rendering program.

    A rough cut tech preview video is now available for the OS X Lion version.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wk8i5C24WEA
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    Theres one big but.. on MorphOS or AmigaOS 3d-mouse isn't supported, and working without one these days is hopeless. Its just essential in 3d modelling.
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    Theres one big but.. on MorphOS or AmigaOS 3d-mouse isn't supported, and working without one these days is hopeless. Its just essential in 3d modelling.


    Then 3D mouse support should be added to MorphOS & AmigaOS.
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    I see Blender supports it too, link here
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    BTW I have a spare Spacemouse (serial port) which I can donate for the price of postage. Does not work with Windows 7 or above but does work in XP. PM me if you want it

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    BTW I have a spare Spacemouse (serial port) which I can donate for the price of postage. Does not work with Windows 7 or above but does work in XP. PM me if you want it

    space-serial.jpg


    No thanx, we will just buy one of the latest ones.

    http://www.3dconnexion.com/buy/shop.html

    Your offer is appreciated.
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    The following video is a early Technology Preview of the Multiplatform Animation/Rendering program Aladdin 4D 6.0. This video includes video of Aladdin 4D running on MorphOS 2.7.

    http://youtu.be/KoHgUt2UPVU

    [ Edited by discreetfx On 2012/3/20 2:33 ]

    [ Edited by discreetfx On 2012/3/20 3:01 ]
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    Sorry for the delay, fixed now.
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    Can you be the first one to spot the color digital video effect in this video and tell us what famous black & white DVE it's a remake of? Be the first one and win a lifetime of upgrades to Aladdin 4D.
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    Attention desktop icon artists/wizards we need new launch icons for Aladdin 4D for Amiga OS 4.1, MorphOS & AROS. Make them a 24 bit Golden Lamp please. This is not for free, we will pay you.
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    Looks good, hopefully it is soon available for MorphOs.
    I wish you the very nest!

    [ Edited by eliot On 2012/3/20 18:44 ]
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    Theres one big but.. on MorphOS or AmigaOS 3d-mouse isn't supported, and working without one these days is hopeless. Its just essential in 3d modelling.

    It's not quite as bad as you make it sound. I have tried Space Navigator USB (which I believe to be nowadays among the most popular models, at least it's cheap) and it's a standard HID device, you can see the values for all 6 axis (and both buttons) in Poseidon.

    Of course any implementation for using that would be MUCH more clean if MorphOS supported joystick units with &gt;2 analog axis, but hey, at least there shouldn't be any low level reverse engineering needed.

    As for "legacy units" (like the serial model you mentioned), that would probably take more effort to support. And considering a supported (although more restricted) brand new unit is iirc well under 100 euros...

    As for the project, sounds interesting and I have quite a bit of OpenGL experience, but I don't think my current job contract would allow participating in this...

    [ Edited by Jupp3 On 2012/3/22 13:24 ]
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    @Juppe

    At work I am using the 8-button Space Traveler which is just awesome, was thinking of buying one at home. Cost around 250 euros back in the day but probably the price has come down. The newer cheaper Space Navigator looks a bit like it, also sizewise.. so for a 100 euros its probably a bargain.
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