Author: xionum

The ZModem-Protocol

ZMODEM is a file transfer protocol developed by Chuck Forsberg in 1986, in a project funded by Telenet in order to improve file transfers on their X.25 network. In addition to dramatically improved performance compared to older protocols, ZMODEM also offered restartable transfers, auto-start by the sender, an expanded 32-bit CRC, and control character quoting […]

The Engine

The XIONUM engine is developed in Java, currently for OpenJDK 11. All visual components consist of adapted swing components. This keeps the engine lightweight and lean. To render the output image i use six Layers, four of them can edited with the editor. The layers are: Background Layer 1 Background Layer 2 Background Layer 3 […]