[Sugar-devel] Sugar and Scratch 3.0 online
samsongoddy at sugarlabs.org
Fri Jan 11 03:44:11 EST 2019
Thanks, James for the update. I am not sure how I missed this mail.
On Tue, Jan 8, 2019 at 2:24 AM James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
> Scratch 3.0 was released .
> It works fine online using Sugar 0.112 and Browse 202, on Fedora 29
> and Ubuntu 18.04, on virtual machines and hardware.
Scratch works well for Sugar and Browse but without no support for sound
and audio recording.
> Blocks can be assembled into programs which then run. Animation
> and sound also works.
> While on screen but not being used, the editor has an event loop which
> consumes CPU cycles. Faster CPUs consume less power. An OLPC NL3
> with quad-core N2940 CPU at 1.83 GHz is 65% busy.
> The editor does need memory; a virtual machine with 1 GB of RAM causes
> WebKit log reports due to memory pressure, but with 2 GB of RAM there
> are no such reports.
> Scratch 3.0 is not available for offline use on Linux yet .
> On the OLPC XO-4, Scratch 3.0 does not start, as it requires features
> that are not available in the older WebKit browser. I don't expect
> this to change.
> 1. https://scratch.mit.edu/
> 2. https://scratch.mit.edu/download
> James Cameron
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