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Forum: Chit-Chat 03-22-09, 02:59 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 112,984
Posted By Eidolarr
So what if I write a general backend and someone...

So what if I write a general backend and someone else writes a general frontend and they can plug up into an addon? What if I'm selling some super-optimized data structure suite for Lua that can be...
Forum: Chit-Chat 03-22-09, 02:45 PM
Replies: 762
Views: 112,984
Posted By Eidolarr
What exactly constitutes an "addon"? Essentially...

What exactly constitutes an "addon"?

Essentially anything written in Lua (excepting things relying on libraries like Lanes, LuaSocket, etc) can be integrated into an addon. I was planning to write a...
Forum: Chit-Chat 08-08-08, 03:43 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 87,316
Posted By Eidolarr
fyi the system for creating an account seems a...

fyi the system for creating an account seems a little buggy. I'd changed my password today, and it kept refusing my login info. I had to go back to account management and change my password to what...
Forum: News 08-07-08, 08:37 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 85,430
Posted By Eidolarr
I got a key 10 minutes ago, not sure if it's...

I got a key 10 minutes ago, not sure if it's associated with addons or not.
Forum: Chit-Chat 08-06-08, 09:36 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 87,316
Posted By Eidolarr
(If they had told me it was going to be fifteen...

(If they had told me it was going to be fifteen weeks, would it have been easier to endure?)
Forum: Chit-Chat 08-05-08, 09:59 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 87,316
Posted By Eidolarr
Last beta I tried constantly uploading and having...

Last beta I tried constantly uploading and having a friend test over vent. He got through maybe three infinite loops / memory leaks before giving me the virtual flip off and going back to his blood...
Forum: Tutorials & Other Helpful Info. 07-31-08, 03:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,162
Posted By Eidolarr
I don't know all of the languages you listed, but...

I don't know all of the languages you listed, but I don't think any of them are really procedural languages. Do you know things like for loops and the like?

If you have a good grasp of basic...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 01-08-08, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,781
Posted By Eidolarr
I posted this on the official forums...

I posted this on the official forums (http://forums.worldofwarcraft.com/thread.html?topicId=3773254400&postId=37728764818&sid=1) now that I can finally log in. Please respond there if you can!
Forum: Lua/XML Help 01-08-08, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,781
Posted By Eidolarr
argh, recursion in tables

So this is the code for a few simple functions:local ct = {
-- for ternery operator ? in C/Java
-- a little more stable than the standard use of
-- <cond> and <trueval> or <falseval>
tern =...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-17-07, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,101
Posted By Eidolarr
Nested '...' usage, currying?

Hey, for giggles I was trying to write a curry function. It looked something like thisfunction curry(f, ...)
return function (..)
f(..., ..)
end
endwhere the two dots are a different set of...
Forum: AddOn Help/Support 11-15-07, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,519
Posted By Eidolarr
Lua can be compiled. It is the nature of...

Lua can be compiled. It is the nature of Blizzard's addon system, not Lua itself.
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-11-07, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,760
Posted By Eidolarr
DevTools...

DevTools (http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info3999-DevTools.html) will let you print the contents of a table.

Not sure about what you're asking with the rest of your post - you can certainly...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-10-07, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,534
Posted By Eidolarr
I need to see the entire context, particularly...

I need to see the entire context, particularly the function call. Post it here or use Pastey.
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-10-07, 12:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,534
Posted By Eidolarr
I need to see the surrounding...

I need to see the surrounding code.

www.pastey.net

[e] find line 581 and highlight it on the pastey.
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-09-07, 11:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,534
Posted By Eidolarr
I'm not sure exactly what you're asking. This...

I'm not sure exactly what you're asking. This codelocal start, duration, enabled = GetSpellCooldown("Overpower", BOOKTYPE_SPELL);
-- <... some code... >
local start, duration, enabled =...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-09-07, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,534
Posted By Eidolarr
Your logic should look likeOn (target dodge) if...

Your logic should look likeOn (target dodge)
if (not overpower on cooldown)
notify meMake it a second condition after the onevent.

Think: why would you care if it's on cooldown at every...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-09-07, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,534
Posted By Eidolarr
An action is something that is bound to a slot on...

An action is something that is bound to a slot on your action bars. A spell is something in your spellbook. UseGetSpellCooldown("Overpower", BOOKTYPE_SPELL) > 0and let me know how it works.
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-09-07, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,129
Posted By Eidolarr
Well, within a function you can't have a "wait."...

Well, within a function you can't have a "wait." There is no definition for sleep that will make this behave the way you describe without locking up your game client:talkInTen = function()
...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-08-07, 11:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,129
Posted By Eidolarr
What exactly is the goal? The code posted here...

What exactly is the goal? The code posted here will outright lock your game client until a certain amount of time has passed. Such a function raises some ethical questions, as it can be used to...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 11-06-07, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,831
Posted By Eidolarr
Hey, FYI you don't need to have a table to check...

Hey, FYI you don't need to have a table to check for instant casts. I wrote a guide (http://www.wowwiki.com/HOWTO:_Detect_Instant_Cast_Spells) for how to do it in detail on WoWWiki. The basic idea is...
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-06-07, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,873
Posted By Eidolarr
Post the combat log message printed when you crit...

Post the combat log message printed when you crit with windfury and I can tell you how to parse it. Pretty sure it doesn't have its own event.
Forum: Lua/XML Help 11-01-07, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,894
Posted By Eidolarr
Or cut out the function call and...

Or cut out the function call and do_G[v]:Hide()[e] Or even above, I don't see why you need the local variable. This should work.getglobal(v):Hide()
Forum: Lua/XML Help 10-21-07, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,503
Posted By Eidolarr
Ok. The problem is that the pattern you search...

Ok. The problem is that the pattern you search for, %a+, doesn't account for whitespace, so it hits the first unit of whitespace and stops.

Easiest way? Find a library that does it for you. :P
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 10-21-07, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,603
Posted By Eidolarr
I believe that folder is for crashes in WoW, not...

I believe that folder is for crashes in WoW, not disconnections.

This would not be a hard addon to write at all.local events = { --[[ your events here ]] }
local f = CreateFrame("Frame", nil,...
Forum: General Authoring Discussion 10-19-07, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,377
Posted By Eidolarr
Don't make a compilation :] Think of a simple...

Don't make a compilation :]

Think of a simple little thing you've always wished your UI had, and then write it. Pull apart other addons that do similar things to see how they handled it. For...
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