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== Lambda-Cube render engine ==
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== Overview ==
   
=== Overview ===
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[http://lambdacube3d.wordpress.com/ LambdaCube] is a Domain Specific Language for 3D graphics.
   
Lambda-cube is a 3D rendering engine entirely written in Haskell.
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The main goal of this project is to provide a modern and feature rich graphical backend for various Haskell projects, and in the long run it is intended to be a practical solution even for serious purposes.
   
It targets newer graphics hardware.
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== Download ==
The engine uses [http://www.ogre3d.org Ogre3D]'s [http://www.ogre3d.org/docs/manual/manual_9.html#SEC12 mesh] and [http://www.ogre3d.org/docs/manual/manual_14.html#SEC23 material] file format.
 
The main goal of this project is to provide a modern and feature rich graphical backend for various haskell projects. (e.g. FRP libraries)
 
   
=== News ===
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[https://github.com/csabahruska/lc-dsl LambdaCube DSL repository at GitHub]
* 2009.06.18 - The first (cabalized) release is coming soon. (in 3 weeks)
 
   
=== TODO ===
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== History ==
* make a cabalized version and upload it to hackage
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* 2012-08-15 - Started development [http://lambdacube3d.wordpress.com/ blog]
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* 2011-06-23 - The second big release which already includes a more advanced Bullet binding and the Stunts example; details in the [http://just-bottom.blogspot.com/2011/06/renewed-lambdacube-bullet-bindings-and.html announcement]
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* 2009-11-18 - The first release on Hackage: [http://hackage.haskell.org/package/lambdacube-engine engine] and [http://hackage.haskell.org/package/lambdacube-examples examples], plus a [http://hackage.haskell.org/package/lambdacube-bullet bullet example] that will eventually grow into a library
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* 2009-09-22 - The summer report was presented at the [http://ocaml.janestcapital.com/?q=node/68 JSSP meeting]
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* 2009-08-10 - Major public commit that went with the mid-summer report
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* 2009-05-12 - Project [http://ocaml.janestcapital.com/?q=node/63 announced] to be among the JSSP winners
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* 2009-03-31 - Application for [http://ocaml.janestcapital.com/?q=node/58 Jane Street Summer Project] sent in
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* 2009-01-?? - Development started
   
=== Download ===
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== Screenshots ==
[http://code.google.com/p/lambdacube/ lambdacube-engine]
 
   
=== Screenshot ===
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=== 2012-06 - LC DSL Q3 example ===
   
[[Image:Lambdacube1.jpeg]]
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[[Image:Lc-q3.png|800px|Quake3 example]]
   
=== License ===
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=== 2012-06 - LC DSL Stunts example ===
The code is released under GPLv3.
 
I'm planning to switch to BSD3.
 
Or maybe a dual license.
 
   
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[[Image:Lc-stunts-1.png|800px|Stunts example]]
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[[Image:Lc-stunts-2.png|800px|Stunts example]]
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=== 2009-11 - Hackage release ===
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[[Image:Lambdacube-basic.png|LambdaCube basic example]]
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=== 2009-09 - JSSP meeting ===
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Tile Racer track loader:
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[[Image:Lambdacube-tileracer.png|800px|LambdaCube Tile Racer track loader example]]
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Bullet physics integration:
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[[Image:Lambdacube-physics.png|800px|LambdaCube and Bullet physics example]]
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=== 2009-03 - Pre-summer mock-up ===
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[[Image:Lambdacube1.jpeg]]
   
=== Features ===
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== Licence ==
* Mesh file format
 
** geometry is supported
 
** skeletal animation is in progress
 
   
* [http://www.ogre3d.org/docs/manual/manual_14.html#SEC23 Material Script]
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The code is released under BSD3.
** [partly supported] material
 
** [partly supported] technique
 
** [partly supported] pass
 
** [partly supported] texture_unit
 
** [partly supported] vertex_program
 
** [partly supported] fragment_program
 
   
===Used Packages and programs===
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The engine and the examples not using physics build out of the box on a fresh Haskell Platform install under Windows. If Bullet is installed, the Stunts example should also be possible to get running with cabal-install.
* OpenGL
 
* GLFW
 
* STB-image
 
* XML
 
* UULib
 
* Zip-Archive
 
* Alex
 
   
 
[[Category:Applications]]
 
[[Category:Applications]]

Latest revision as of 09:00, 8 September 2012

Contents

[edit] 1 Overview

LambdaCube is a Domain Specific Language for 3D graphics.

The main goal of this project is to provide a modern and feature rich graphical backend for various Haskell projects, and in the long run it is intended to be a practical solution even for serious purposes.

[edit] 2 Download

LambdaCube DSL repository at GitHub

[edit] 3 History

  • 2012-08-15 - Started development blog
  • 2011-06-23 - The second big release which already includes a more advanced Bullet binding and the Stunts example; details in the announcement
  • 2009-11-18 - The first release on Hackage: engine and examples, plus a bullet example that will eventually grow into a library
  • 2009-09-22 - The summer report was presented at the JSSP meeting
  • 2009-08-10 - Major public commit that went with the mid-summer report
  • 2009-05-12 - Project announced to be among the JSSP winners
  • 2009-03-31 - Application for Jane Street Summer Project sent in
  • 2009-01-?? - Development started

[edit] 4 Screenshots

[edit] 4.1 2012-06 - LC DSL Q3 example

Quake3 example

[edit] 4.2 2012-06 - LC DSL Stunts example

Stunts example

Stunts example

[edit] 4.3 2009-11 - Hackage release

LambdaCube basic example

[edit] 4.4 2009-09 - JSSP meeting

Tile Racer track loader:

LambdaCube Tile Racer track loader example

Bullet physics integration:

LambdaCube and Bullet physics example

[edit] 4.5 2009-03 - Pre-summer mock-up

Lambdacube1.jpeg

[edit] 5 Licence

The code is released under BSD3.

The engine and the examples not using physics build out of the box on a fresh Haskell Platform install under Windows. If Bullet is installed, the Stunts example should also be possible to get running with cabal-install.