real pixel coding by Rgba [web]
screenshot added by iq on 2011-04-09 10:13:08
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release date : april 2011
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added on the 2011-04-09 10:13:08 by iq iq

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i HAD to do it, after having watched this one: http://twitter.com/hmemcpy/status/55502091719938048#
added on the 2011-04-09 10:15:04 by iq iq
IQ is back o_O yeay!

nice one.. why not entered it at some wildcompo though ? :)
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 10:36:15 by magic magic
Nice concept - now go for a 4k ;)
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 11:03:38 by msqrt msqrt
Could be done in 4k.
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 11:13:48 by ferris ferris
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 11:25:42 by martin martin
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 12:20:46 by substrate substrate
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 12:30:26 by teel teel
ace! well done mate that's so nice
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 12:32:46 by ٩๏̯͡๏۶ ٩๏̯͡๏۶
Hydrogen, Datura, Endo and I planned to do the exact thing more than 10 years ago on Commodore 64. If you are too lazy to do something, in 10 years someone will make it of course. :) Good work pal.
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 12:49:30 by Skate Skate
Okay, now do it without a palette ;)
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 12:53:48 by Gargaj Gargaj
nice.. how the hell are you switching color? I see the mouse pointer moving to the color mixer and disappear, then the color magically changes..
Hoover: he could be eyedropping colours from another .COM loaded as RAW... ;)
Cool concept!
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 13:20:14 by ara ara
I had exactly the same question as hoover.
Well, the real code hero would be if one could think the code colors in realtime :)
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 13:38:21 by Optimus Optimus
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 13:40:29 by MsK` MsK`
Okay, now do it without a palette ;)

The real purpose of using palettes is to hide 256b intros.

What do you think that "coder colors" means?

rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 13:46:51 by ham ham
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 14:11:06 by front243 front243
Got to love that mouse moves.
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 15:09:08 by xernobyl xernobyl
And to think of all the years I wasted coding Apple-II, Microbee and MSX with the hex editor... ;)

Real color coders use coder colors \o/
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 15:14:08 by Photon Photon
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 15:18:28 by Salinga Salinga
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 15:34:42 by las las
Amusing, is your Photoshop legit ?
added on the 2011-04-09 15:40:09 by hitchhikr hitchhikr
Add to pouet the intro rather.
//download doesn't work, asks about login
added on the 2011-04-09 16:56:45 by Pirx Pirx
fucking nice (=
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 17:21:26 by sensenstahl sensenstahl
no music :(
added on the 2011-04-09 17:25:34 by knl knl
hitchhikr, strange that you should care since you've made intros for warez groups last year
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 17:27:38 by parcelshit parcelshit
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 18:10:03 by wullon wullon
$ ncftp ftp://iquilezles.untergrund.net/
NcFTP 3.2.4 (Apr 07, 2010) by Mike Gleason (http://www.NcFTP.com/contact/).
Connecting to
--------- Welcome to Pure-FTPd [privsep] [TLS] ----------
You are user number 1 of 100 allowed.
Local time is now 18:17. Server port: 21.
This is a private system - No anonymous login
IPv6 connections are also welcome on this server.
You will be disconnected after 15 minutes of inactivity.
This is a private system - No anonymous login

added on the 2011-04-09 18:11:31 by AntDude AntDude
Hahaha !
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 18:16:01 by XT95 XT95
I saw the YouTube video. It was interesting.
added on the 2011-04-09 18:22:49 by AntDude AntDude
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 18:35:53 by stfsux stfsux

hitchhikr, strange that you should care since you've made intros for warez groups last year

That's great, but seriously is that Photoshop legit ?
added on the 2011-04-09 19:29:44 by hitchhikr hitchhikr
How is that your business in any way?
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 19:33:25 by CrossProduct CrossProduct
Saisissez le nom et le mot de passe pour ftp://iquilezles.untergrund.net
added on the 2011-04-09 19:33:37 by Pandafox Pandafox
That's great, but seriously is that Photoshop legit ?

I am pretty sure that IQ definitely has access to a legit version of this program, at least at work.
And why should you care, you should first assume that it's legit. What about "presumption of innocence"? popcorn!

Btw. IQ we are still waiting for the mail or whatever you wanted to do with all our email addrs ;)
added on the 2011-04-09 19:40:36 by las las
nice port :D
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 20:16:06 by hArDy. hArDy.
Color colors rule hard! ... though I steem from the ZX 81 generation which learned, that real coders code binary - 'cause ZX 81 only had 2 colors.

And still today it remains the most effective way of development.
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rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 22:08:47 by JAC! JAC!
Hahah, brilliant!
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 23:12:18 by Shockwave Shockwave
Lol!!!! XD
added on the 2011-04-09 23:17:04 by Reloaded Reloaded
rulezadded on the 2011-04-09 23:33:02 by the-other-pigpen the-other-pigpen
yep nice
rulezadded on the 2011-04-10 09:19:13 by leGend leGend
what s the point ?
added on the 2011-04-10 09:31:48 by nytrik nytrik
should be a piggie, beause iq didin't say whether his copy of windows was legit or not
rulezadded on the 2011-04-10 09:38:47 by evilpaul evilpaul

This has to go meta! Somebody go and code PhotoShop with coder colors ;)

added on the 2011-04-10 11:13:55 by p01 p01
nice one (=
that was supposed to get an thumb up but strange thing there is no thumb/piggy selection here O_O
@sensenstahl: this is why you already thumbed up earlier. :)
added on the 2011-04-10 13:25:43 by Skate Skate
damn i thought i did not. how embarassing. well, that's life. and so i learned something new ;)
Nice! :)
rulezadded on the 2011-04-10 14:46:40 by xylo xylo
added on the 2011-04-10 16:26:51 by 71M 71M
next do a 64k with that technique :P
rulezadded on the 2011-04-10 19:25:23 by Saga Musix Saga Musix
rulezadded on the 2011-04-10 20:08:23 by Mystra Mystra
rulezadded on the 2011-04-10 21:02:59 by v3nom v3nom
Link isn't working here, it's asking a pwd
added on the 2011-04-10 21:36:13 by bull bull
rulezadded on the 2011-04-10 22:15:04 by T$ T$
asks for pw, demo for the elites or what?
added on the 2011-04-10 23:10:00 by panic panic
panic, your question has been answered in the comments already.
rulezadded on the 2011-04-10 23:41:39 by Sir Sir
hugi did this years ago!
added on the 2011-04-10 23:59:41 by Hyde Hyde
@las: because being ethical matters.
If he used Paint.NET we wouldn't have this issue.....
added on the 2011-04-11 01:43:02 by mudlord mudlord
and thumb for nice concept. even if hyde said hugi did it a while back.
rulezadded on the 2011-04-11 01:44:03 by mudlord mudlord

panic, your question has been answered in the comments already.

no shit ... -_-
added on the 2011-04-11 07:04:02 by panic panic
rulezadded on the 2011-04-11 08:25:24 by mEDiA sENtRY mEDiA sENtRY
asks for pw, demo for the elites or what?

Haha. Yeah, lets copy protect all the demos and start a new era of cracking and hacking. Imagine a cracktro for a cracktro - of course done in CMD.EXE using "ECHO >".
added on the 2011-04-11 11:05:05 by JAC! JAC!
1337! :D
rulezadded on the 2011-04-11 11:10:22 by rez rez
Okay, but as long as you don't write your shader code with impulse tracker i'm not impressed. ;o)
rulezadded on the 2011-04-11 12:06:38 by nystep nystep
fixed link
added on the 2011-04-11 12:13:56 by Gargaj Gargaj
IQ is the master.
rulezadded on the 2011-04-11 12:15:06 by Sander Sander
rulezadded on the 2011-04-11 13:13:36 by decipher decipher
That's one expensive code editor! But how do we know the screen grab software was legally purchased? And does this violate any patents?
rulezadded on the 2011-04-11 13:22:10 by psonice psonice
Pft. Stupid questions aside, considering he works at Pixar, it's very likely that his Photoshop is legal (maybe from an Enterprise Volume License programme).
added on the 2011-04-11 13:25:52 by decipher decipher
omg lol !! amazing !!
rulezadded on the 2011-04-11 22:21:11 by panic panic
some notes in .mod and .xm are just uncapable of doing some opcodes. and of course one have to strip headers and shit like that.. i just tried it. that's why .raw is best for this kind of thing. and its not as impressive as it looks. anyway, ill give a thumb up for the tunnel-effect!
rulezadded on the 2011-04-11 23:32:54 by rudi rudi
thx for fixing the link. excellent prod :p
rulezadded on the 2011-04-12 21:53:26 by bull bull
this is insane...
rulezadded on the 2011-04-14 11:10:05 by FooLman FooLman
This made me say WTF repeatedly at my screen.
1337 :)
rulezadded on the 2011-04-14 18:02:27 by pera pera
rulezadded on the 2011-04-14 22:31:55 by aha aha
rulezadded on the 2011-04-15 19:55:25 by jack-3d jack-3d
just heavenly
rulezadded on the 2011-04-17 06:13:39 by diver diver
huhu :)
rulezadded on the 2011-04-17 10:41:42 by Zavie Zavie
haha :)
rulezadded on the 2011-04-17 22:49:54 by supah supah
rulezadded on the 2011-04-20 12:49:26 by JaK JaK
Haha, clever/funny.
rulezadded on the 2011-04-21 10:55:32 by jonnyram jonnyram
rulezadded on the 2011-04-22 16:57:18 by highlife highlife
Effing awesome! :)
rulezadded on the 2011-04-24 22:20:38 by nakedman nakedman
lol cool
rulezadded on the 2011-04-25 01:00:23 by san_im san_im
rulezadded on the 2011-04-25 20:10:23 by RaHoW RaHoW
rulezadded on the 2011-04-27 09:22:02 by Shatiaf Shatiaf
rulezadded on the 2011-04-27 13:56:44 by gleddies^IPP gleddies^IPP
What is really funny is how many people are not getting it...
added on the 2011-04-27 17:34:12 by raer raer
I did such a thing quite some years ago, I had found some dos opcodes that bluescreened my windows box, and i phoned my brother in another town who had the same type of motherboard.
We had no internet, he had no hex editor.
I had my .com file with a few opcodes in it.
I had the idea of allowing my brother to produce the same binary by plotting pixels in mspaint, and I told him what to draw by phone. I think I used bmp.
He probably got the same binary but it didnt crash his box though.
rulezadded on the 2011-04-27 19:59:57 by HeLLoWorld HeLLoWorld
By the way iq, you don't state nowhere that you are really coding by plotting the pixels?
Are you merely copying all of them from the already assembled result, viewed as an image, or are you really viewing and creating the thing by viewing the colors as opcodes and registers and calculating values and jumps in your head?
And, nice, but only wussies think in hex ; real men think in binary thus use 1bpp bitmaps on a b/w monitor! :)
They also carefully design their bitmap so that it triggers a buffer/stack overflow when saving the file, starting a chain of event that ends up executing their "picture".
That is, getting to Ring zero in the process.
HeLLoWorld: Nah, picking the right colour is probably a lot more hassle than encoding bit patterns. ;)
Saga Musix, good point.
@HeLLoWorld: not only i am a genius who knows all the x86 opcodes by heart, and can write the 256b intros in less that 3 minutes, in one go (non linearly) and without any mistakes, but i also have a perfect eye that can pick the right color with a 1 lsb precision. can't you??? lol
added on the 2011-04-30 20:36:09 by iq iq
Well, you should not be that ironic :)
On some forums you realize there _are_ people that can _think_ in hex for opcodes and registers. For the nonlinearity, you could be writing routines in advance at obvious offsets and then be jumping to them, and you could have predefined colors and use only simple opcodes. Of course, getting it right in one go seems next to impossible. BUT, experience has told me that on the internet, you should always consider the possibility that some seemingly impossible skill is real. There are semigod with long experience in their domain, and because in your village you're the best doesnt mean somewhere on the whole earth, there isnt a russian genius that owns everybody else!
Then you'll just be sorry to have called him a liar.
Anyway nice concept and execution!
wtf! thats crazy
rulezadded on the 2011-06-30 23:42:22 by ello ello
Fucking crazy!
rulezadded on the 2012-01-29 12:22:55 by closed closed
You really have to work on your palette skills ;)
rulezadded on the 2013-10-31 19:23:12 by mog mog

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