Whoop dee do, I spent half of yesterday setting up ImageMagick and
RMagick and now I learn that PPMs are better. ;)  Ah well.

On Mar 12, 10:01 am, James Edward Gray II <j... / grayproductions.net>
wrote:
> On Mar 12, 2007, at 10:49 AM, benj... / fysh.org wrote:
> >> On Mar 12, 2007, at 9:31 AM, Albert Ng wrote:
> >>> Any suggestions for a complete beginner in generating graphics for
> >>> a more
> >>> efficient way of doing this sim graphically?  RMagick is real nice,
> >>> but it's
> >>> not doing too well generating gif with a 320x240 grid.

> >> Did you take a look at my solution that outputs PPM graphics?  PPM is
> >> a very easy graphic format, so I think it's great for beginners.

> >> James Edward Gray II

> > I was hoping to write PPMs a while ago, but OS X's Preview doesn't  
> > seem
> > to support it.

> Yeah, I don't think preview does.  Graphic Converter does though.  
> It's what I used to make the movie.  I bet you can also get netpbm  
> installed on OS X, then you can just shell out to those programs to  
> convert the images or build a movie.

> James Edward Gray II