Maximus has just reached milestone 1.1.0. Maximus is a module manager for BlitzMax. Its purpose is to ease management and installation of BlitzMax modules, giving the developer more time to spend on developing, and not manually installing and downloading modules and their dependencies.
The most notable new addition to this release is a full fledged graphical user interface in the form of Maximus GUI. This makes Maximus a lot more user friendly for those who aren’t too keen on a command line interface (CLI). Maximus still comes as a CLI application, but for those who prefer a GUI there’s maximus-gui to use.
Users who want to upgrade to 1.1.0 and make use of the GUI version (as well as some other minor changes) should download the Maximus client.
Also, for this release I would like to thank Jens for providing me with version 5.4 of Logic GUI. Maximus GUI has been build with it and couldn’t have been developed this quickly without it. If you’re a BlitzMax programmer that uses MaxGUI you should, without question, buy Logic GUI.
I’m currently working on a Graphical User Interface for Maximus after receiving several requests for it. I’m building it with Logic GUI 5.1 and the basic functionality is already in place. The whole GUI is based on MaxGUI.
Here’s a picture of it running under Windows 7:
Here’s a picture of it running under Xubuntu 11.04:
On the 25th of February 2010 a new BlitzMax project was started, called Maximus. After almost one year and a half of on and off development the client application finally reached version 1.0.0. The webapplication for the project reached 1.0.0 a little while ago.
Maximus is a module manager for BlitzMax. Its purpose is to ease management and installation of BlitzMax modules, giving the developer more time to spend on developing, and not manually installing and downloading modules and their dependencies.
Those who want their BlitzMax lives to be easier should now download the Maximus client.
For a while now I’ve been keeping a Git mirror of bah.mod updated on GitHub. I’ve now moved this repository from my account to the BlitzMaxModules organization. Aside from bah.mod I’m now also mirroring rigz.mod and maxgui.mod.
If there are any other Subversion hosted BlitzMax modules you want to see mirrored on GitHub let me know.
The Maximus website has recently been (silently) launched as the 1.0.0 milestone has been reached. Note that the Maximus client is now in public beta and is at version 0.9.0. Be sure to try it out if you use BlitzMax.
Aside from the official website here are some links where Maximus can be found elsewhere on the internet: