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Mama - Release Notes

Version 1.5.4 (May 10, 2010)
  • added a Mama free version - an IDE for editing and debugging Mama programs
  • improved Mama scripting support
  • added intellisense support to script editors
  • bug fixes:
    • when rerunning a script, sometimes the GUI does not respond to events


Version 1.5.3 (March 21, 2010)
  • added support for Python scripting (a configuration parameter)
  • added support for encrypted standalone (a configuration parameter) - encrypted standalone cannot be edited by any IDE
  • improved the Mama scripting integration with the IDE objects
  • bug fixes:
    • 3D text layout bug - fixed
    • script tile get disabled - fixed
    • some dialog windows in worlds are ran on world load - fixed


Version 1.5.2 (Feb 22, 2010)
  • changed storage format from XML based to binary - load and store are now much faster
  • added support for master configuration - file config.txt at Mama root folder dominates the user config.xml file
  • added 'restart' button in standalone (exe) mode
  • improved the Alice worlds converter
  • improved the 'save to my library' mechanism (better image retrieve)
  • bug fixes:
    • bug fix: in updating of the 'My Gallery' folder on inserting of new objects (didn't get updated always)
    • bug fix: in setting of point-of-view variables (couldn't drop point-of-view values into point-of-view variable)
    • bug fix: in Configuration setting of boolean values (setting boolean values is not always configured at first run)
    • bug fix: in converting of Alice worlds


Version 1.5.1 (Feb 2, 2010)
  • allocation of larger max-memory-size to Mama executable: 512MB
  • improved the Alice worlds converter (fixed several bugs in the conversion)


Version 1.5.0 (Jan 16, 2010)
  • first version of Mama integrated with Alice2.2
  • support for Mama scripting within the 3D object space
  • full support for Unicode
  • support for 3D object creation using ArtOfIllusion as a plugged-in external application
  • support for uploading a movie to YouTube and publishing in Facebook
  • support for scenery and characters
  • tutorial editor tool for instructors
  • movie export with audio
  • support for standalone executables
  • better menu logic
  • support cut/copy/paste in context menu for properties, methods, functions and instructions.