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nightcorelv

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A review and wishes
« on: October 03, 2018, 10:23:35 AM »
I own both Bolt and Playmaker, and started using Bolt for a while,so far, I'm back and use Playmaker again,for sure Bolt has almost all Functions in Unity, but also missing some really important things that I stop using.

Bolt is not good at creating my own actions
easily lose control when it getting bigger project

Playmaker lacks some important things, for example list and dictionary,for list i can simply use .toarray to convert list to array, but dictionary  :'( , i know Playmaker has something called Arraymaker, but it's not a good solution for that.

I really hope Playmaker add list and dictionary support on the future


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Re: A review and wishes
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2018, 03:44:42 AM »
Hi,

 Thanks for your review :)

 What's not suitable with ArrayMaker? I am the author of ArrayMaker, so if there is something I can update or tweak, let me know.

 PlayMaker has an FsmArray, is that not suitable for you when you need to deal with lists? but yeah, no built in dictionary.

If you have use cases, let me now, it's always important to see what users want to do with PlayMaker, if I can fit that in ArrayMaker great, else, we'll escaladate as a feature request for PlayMaker itself.

 Bye,

 Jean

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Re: A review and wishes
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2018, 02:48:26 PM »
Hi,

 Thanks for your review :)

 What's not suitable with ArrayMaker? I am the author of ArrayMaker, so if there is something I can update or tweak, let me know.

 PlayMaker has an FsmArray, is that not suitable for you when you need to deal with lists? but yeah, no built in dictionary.

If you have use cases, let me now, it's always important to see what users want to do with PlayMaker, if I can fit that in ArrayMaker great, else, we'll escaladate as a feature request for PlayMaker itself.

 Bye,

 Jean

yes, ofc Playmaker has array that`s great, i can get then direcly from the C# without create a action for it, but arrays is not so popular in assetstore plugins, the most plugins I have they use most lists,so i have to create actions for every lists for convert them to arrays, and that's the same as dictionary.

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Re: A review and wishes
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2018, 02:03:02 AM »
Hi,

 Well, creating actions for this kind of work is very common and should be seen as an issue but rather as how Playmaker was designed from the ground up.

 Of course, it doesn't mean PlayMaker should not have lists and dictionnary built in, it may happen one day.

 Bye,

 Jean