Subject: Re: [boost] Flow-based programming library for Boost?
Date: 2012-12-31 12:11:26
I reading the last several weeks of discussion, I still feel confident that SystemC provides everything under discussion.
Aside from having the support of every major EDA vendor, being an IEEE standard and cross-platform (*nix, OSX, Windows), it has a large body of very good documentation and ongoing support from multiple contributors.
Senior Software Development Engineer
Dell | Enterprise Solutions Group
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> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-
> bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Marcus Tomlinson
> Sent: Wednesday, December 05, 2012 11:27 AM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] Flow-based programming library for Boost?
> Hmm, well SystemC is clearly very powerful and can easily achieve the same
> results, but my particular domain is more the higher-level, cross platform,
> easy-to-use, PC applications. OMNet++ is closer to what I have, but my aim is
> total abstraction from the particular application. DSPatch allows you to build
> flow-based programs for any application you can think of.
> I looked at many implantations of this nature while developing DSPatch and
> found that there was almost always a steep learning curve to using them.
> Not only do I want to make dataflow / flow-based programming easier for
> developers, I want to make it more accessable. Hopefully if I can get the
> support I need to get this project on Boost, it'll be widely accessible and
> helpful to people like me who are/were looking for something like this. This
> kind of programming paradigm is so useful in so many applications, it really
> shouldn't be as niche a topic as it is. Perhaps it's always been portrayed as too
> Sent from my iPad
> On 05 Dec 2012, at 5:36 PM, Vicente Botet <vicente.botet_at_[hidden]>
> > Marcus Tomlinson wrote
> >> Is there any interest out there for a library that allows you to
> >> create fast, efficient flow-based programs with an easy-to-use
> >> object-oriented interface?
> >> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flow-based_programming)
> >> I've created an open-source library that does this, called "DSPatch"
> >> (
> >> http://sourceforge.net/projects/dspatch) and would like to contribute
> >> it to the Boost Libraries.
> >> Please let me know if this sounds like something you'd like to see in
> >> Boost.
> > Hi,
> > how your library compare to SystemC or OMNet++?
> > Vicente
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