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Re: Call for a web based lobby

Postby Ze_PilOt » 30 Jul 2013, 14:39

I can already tell you that you won't be able to do stuff in a browser that are easily possible in FAF.

Believe me or not, it's not my problem, I guess you need to make your own mistake to learn.
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Re: Call for a web based lobby

Postby Ze_PilOt » 30 Jul 2013, 14:46

dstojkov wrote:But for long running app they are not used.


You should make your research (or open my links) before saying stupid things like this.

http://www.sublimetext.com/ is 100% Python.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calibre_(software) is mostly python.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercurial (the repository system FAF is using) is 100% python.

Eve Online is using Stackless Python for both client and server (yes, the only real MMO out there is using python for the server).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eve_Online#Development
This frees the game developers from performing some routine work and allows them to apply changes to the game universe without resetting the server

By the way I'm using python for the server for the exact same reason : I can update the code without restarting it or disconnect anyone.

I've only cited some popular one, but they are many.
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Re: Call for a web based lobby

Postby da_monstr » 30 Jul 2013, 14:49

I get a feeling that dstojkov is just pissed that his "3599 unleashed" mod is not a featured mod. So he wants to make another lobby client for a game with an already small community?!

I... I just... wow.
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Re: Call for a web based lobby

Postby dstojkov » 30 Jul 2013, 16:19

I read your links. Python is quite promising. it's faster to develop but this was kind of obvious this is a scripting language !!

But there is also some arguments in favor of java as well ... So you prefer Python no problem I'm good with it. But for a long running project I would rather choose a java based stuff and why not experiment with python or what ever
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Re: Call for a web based lobby

Postby Ze_PilOt » 30 Jul 2013, 17:19

That does not answer the original question : what's the point of doing it?
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Re: Call for a web based lobby

Postby dstojkov » 31 Jul 2013, 11:49

I already answered this question just read my post above.

As soon as I reinstall all stuff on my laptop I will begin with the network sniffering to understand what is going on here :-)
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Re: Call for a web based lobby

Postby Ze_PilOt » 31 Jul 2013, 11:52

That does not answer it at all.
About the "long running project" argument, if EVE online is not "long running project" enough for you...
You've said why you want to use java (and I don't get why you want it in JRE in a web browser), not why you want to start a new project.

Why starting exactly the same project than FAF from scratch ? What FAF can't do that yours will be able to ?
I can already tell you want you won't be able to do with java running in a web browser that FAF is already doing.
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Re: Call for a web based lobby

Postby Koecher » 31 Jul 2013, 17:17

I just found this and felt rememberd to this threat:
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...so true...

Btw, why not use Assembler? Once you are done, the programme probably run faster than the python based version (if you have good Assembler skills). :mrgreen:

Ze_PilOt wrote:What FAF can't do that yours will be able to ?


Using his "Unleashed" Mod as default versiion :lol:
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Re: Call for a web based lobby

Postby dstojkov » 01 Aug 2013, 12:12

Koecher wrote:why not use Assembler?



In some part of linux kernel assembler is used for optimizing purpose.
We don't need that here. Python may be used for long running project but in comparison with the long project running java ... I mean this is not comparable at all .. let's be serious.

Koecher wrote:Using his "Unleashed" Mod as default versiion :lol:


You don't get the point ... There will not be a default "version". Each nod will have his own ladder. Thus encouraging people to make their own stuff.
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Re: Call for a web based lobby

Postby rootbeer23 » 01 Aug 2013, 12:38

dstojkov wrote:In some part of linux kernel assembler is used for optimizing purpose.

We don't need that here. Python may be used for long running project but in comparison with the long project running java ... I mean this is not comparable at all .. let's be serious.


the faf lobby uses 1% of the CPU most of the time. there is simply nothing worth optimizing.

the only thing that is slow in the lobby is when you go to the replay tab for the first time, but
that is entirely due to disk I/O. (i have a spinning disk and with that it takes maybe 20 seconds).

in the linux kernel, assembler is used for pure optimization in only 1 spot: the crypto functions.
and of course here and there, but all that amounts to less than 1% of the kernel.
and that makes sense, because with crypto you can actually put your CPU to use.

Koecher wrote:Using his "Unleashed" Mod as default versiion :lol:


You don't get the point ... There will not be a default "version". Each nod will have his own ladder. Thus encouraging people to make their own stuff.[/quote]

you can modify the forged alliance lobby to have more than 1 ladder and you can use the faforever.com server for your
own version. all you need to do is add a second server that gets the game results too. and you can do it in a fraction
of the time.
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