Module Bogue.Bogue

module Bogue: Main

Alias for Main

type board 

The board is the whole universe of your GUI. It contains everything.

type shortcuts 
exception Exit

Raising the Exit exception will tell the GUI loop to terminate.

val exit_on_escape : int * int * (board -> unit)

If the exit_on_escape shortcut is given to the Main.make function, then the Main.Exit exception will be raised upon pressing the Escape key.

val create : ?shortcuts:shortcuts ->
?connections:Widget.connection list ->
?on_user_event:(Tsdl.Sdl.event -> unit) ->
Window.t list -> board

Create a board from a list of layouts and connections. The list of connections can be empty, because connections can be added afterwards. Each Layout in the list will open as a new window.

shortcuts : This optional argument is a shortcut map.
on_user_event : This optional argument is a function to be executed (by the main thread) when a Trigger.user_event is emitted.
val of_windows : ?shortcuts:shortcuts ->
?connections:Widget.connection list ->
?on_user_event:(Tsdl.Sdl.event -> unit) ->
Window.t list -> board

Synonym for Main.create. (Since 20220418)

val of_layouts : ?shortcuts:shortcuts ->
?connections:Widget.connection list ->
?on_user_event:(Tsdl.Sdl.event -> unit) ->
Layout.t list -> board

Similar to Main.create. Each layout in the list will be displayed in a different window. (Since 20220418)

val of_layout : ?shortcuts:shortcuts ->
?connections:Widget.connection list ->
?on_user_event:(Tsdl.Sdl.event -> unit) -> Layout.t -> board

Similar to Main.of_layout but with only one layout. (Since 20220418)

val make : ?shortcuts:shortcuts ->
Widget.connection list -> Layout.t list -> board
Deprecated. (since 20220418). Use Main.of_layouts or Main.create instead.

Similar to Main.of_layouts.

val run : ?before_display:(unit -> unit) ->
?after_display:(unit -> unit) -> board -> unit

This is finally how you run your app! It creates the SDL windows associated with the Window.ts registered with the board, and launches the main loop. This function only returns when all windows are closed (in case at least one window was created), or when the Main.Exit exception is raised.

Creating global keyboard shortcuts

type shortcut_action = board -> unit 
val shortcuts_empty : unit -> shortcuts
val shortcuts_add : shortcuts ->
?keymod:Tsdl.Sdl.keymod ->
int -> shortcut_action -> shortcuts
val shortcuts_add_ctrl : shortcuts ->
int -> shortcut_action -> shortcuts
val shortcuts_add_ctrl_shift : shortcuts ->
int -> shortcut_action -> shortcuts
val shortcuts_of_list : (int * int * shortcut_action) list -> shortcuts

Construct shortcuts from a list of (SDL keycode, SDL keymod, action).

Using Bogue together with another graphics loop

See the embed example.

val make_sdl_windows : ?windows:Tsdl.Sdl.window list -> board -> unit

This is only useful if you have your own graphics loop, and do not use This function creates an SDL window for each top layout in the board. One can use predefined windows with the optional argument windows. They will be used by the layouts in the order they appear in the list. If there are fewer windows than layouts, new windows are created. If there are more, the excess is disregarded.

val refresh_custom_windows : board -> unit

Ask the GUI to refresh (ie. repaint) the custom windows (those that were not created by Bogue itself).

val one_step : ?before_display:(unit -> unit) ->
bool ->
(unit -> unit) * (unit -> unit) -> ?clear:bool -> board -> bool

This is only useful if you have your own graphics loop, and do not use Calling one_step ~before_display anim (start_fps, fps) ~clear board is what is executed at each step of the Bogue mainloop. If anim=true this step is non blocking; this is what you want if either Bogue or your loop has an animation running. If anim=false then the function will wait until an event is received.

val get_frame : unit -> int

Number of displayed frames since startup.

val quit : unit -> unit

Use this to close SDL windows and cleanup memory, after has returned. This does not exit your program. Calling quit () is not necessary if your program exits after