2022.05.16 Developer Diary : Open Screen & Copper List

Tuesday 17 May 2022, by AmiDARK // The Devs. Diaries

Work on screens get good progress.
Now I can return the getBestScreenMode for Planar and Saga Chunky modes.
And OpenScreen can open bitplanes screens (up to 256 colors).
Now I am working on ’primitive’ copper list support for full screen view with 1 screen.
It’s a temporar copper system that will be used for really old basic langages support (as they require only 1 screen) but that will be replaced later with a more complex system that may handle more than 1 screen in the view and raster effects.

For the moment, a single capture showing debug output for the OpenScreeen command :