Category Archives: Native

GamePlay 3D v 1.5 Now Available

Sean Taylor ( ) announced a new release of gameplay, an open-source (ASL2), cross-platform 3D engine designed for indie game developers. The latest release is v1.5; the new features included support for Linux, vehicle physics, gamepad (XBox 360, PS3, Bluetooth HID controllers), … Continue reading

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GamePlay 1.2 Now Available

GamePlay 1.2 is now available. This release brings many improvements to our Open Source, Cross-Platform, 3D native C++ game framework/engine, including support for: BlackBerry Tablet OS 2.0; and BlackBerry 10 ready! Apple iOS 5.1 for iPhone 4 and iPad Android 2.3+ … Continue reading

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Windows and Linux Installers for Qt 4.8.1

Second progress update on Qt support (see first update). We have uploaded new installers for Qt 4.8.1 based on the Qt SDK installer.  At this time we have installers for Windows and Linux, a Mac installer is in the works: … Continue reading

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V8 on PlayBook

We have added a port of V8 (home site, Wikipedia), an open source JavaScript engine developed by Google, to complement the other scripting language runtimes on the PlayBook. V8 ships with the Google Chrome web browser and other frameworks such … Continue reading

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Qt Update – 4.8 Binaries and PlayBook QPA Plugin at Gitorious

Also see our Second Update. Two Three quick updates on Qt: First, we have started uploading prebuilt Qt 4.8 binaries.  As of this writing there are 2×2 sets, all available at the downloads section of our Qt repo at GitHub: Installers for … Continue reading

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Qt Comes to QNX

Note: Also see this Update on Binaries and Upstreaming (ed., Feb 24 ’12) Having been a Qt developer for many years prior to joining RIM, I am extremely excited that Qt is now available for PlayBook development. Qt brings a … Continue reading

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Skia on PlayBook

We are excited to announce that a new library is available for use by PlayBook developers. Skia, an open-source 2D graphics library for drawing text, geometry and images can now be found at our Skia GitHub repository. One key feature of … Continue reading

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