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  • v4.0.0 Changes

    May 18, 2017

    GamePlay v4.0.0 (nextgen)

  • v3.0.0 Changes

    January 24, 2015
    • ➕ Adds support for Visual Studio 2015.
    • ➕ Adds support for FBX SDK 2016.1.2
    • ➕ Adds support for 2D Sprite, TileSet and Text.
    • ➕ Adds support for node instance scripts.
    • ➕ Adds support for C++11.
    • ➕ Adds support for MacOSX 64-bit.
    • ➕ Adds support for iOS 8+.
    • ➕ Adds support for XCode 6+.
    • ➕ Adds support for QTCreator for Linux and MacOSX.
    • ➕ Adds support for Eclipse for Linux.
    • ➕ Adds support for Eclipse for Android.
    • ➕ Adds support for Bullet Physics 2.82
    • ➕ Adds support for cubemap textures.
    • ➕ Adds support for font kerning.
    • ➕ Adds support for Android x86.
    • ➕ Adds support for CMake on MacOSX.
    • ➕ Adds support for gamepads on Android.
    • ➕ Adds supoprt for Android extensions through custom native activity.
    • ➕ Adds water sample to browser.
    • ➕ Adds audio player sample to browser.
    • ➕ Adds GamePlay-deps repository for cross-platform Cmake dependency builds.
    • ➕ Adds map/unmap buffer for Mesh and MeshPart.
    • 🛠 Fixes to Scene Graph for merging Drawables on Node.
    • 🛠 Fixes from setUserPointer to setUserObject(Ref*)
    • 🛠 Fixes for virtual gamepad scaling.
    • 🛠 Fixes Image to support grayscale PNGs.
    • 🛠 Fixes Android to build with arm instead of thumb.
    • 🛠 Fixes Android crash when gamepads disconnected.
    • 🛠 Fixes for lua script bindings.
  • v2.0.0 Changes

    • ➕ Adds support for Visual Studio 2013.
    • ➕ Adds support for iOS 7, MacOS X 10.9 and XCode 5.
    • ➕ Adds support for BlackBerry NDK 10.2.
    • ➕ Adds support for CollisionObject group mask filtering.
    • ➕ Adds support in shaders for multiple lights using shader defines.
    • ➕ Adds various improvements to Material binding support.
    • ➕ Adds support for array MaterialParameter's.
    • ➕ Adds support for encoding distance field based fonts.
    • ➕ Adds support for multiple sizes of fonts encoded into single bundle.
    • ➕ Adds improvements for simplified layout for forms and theming.
    • ➕ Adds ControlFactory to instantiate core controls and support users registering custom controls.
    • ➕ Adds support for percentage based layout definitions for controls in forms.
    • ➕ Adds password mode on Textbox controls.
    • ➕ Adds improvements to Textbox key repeat and cursor jump modifiers.
    • ➕ Adds FileSystem::displayFileDialog on all desktop platforms.
    • ➕ Adds Terrain support for material definition for user customization.
    • ➕ Adds support to RenderState FrontFace.
    • ➕ Adds Node::setActive, getActive and getActiveInHierachy.
    • ➕ Adds ETC compressed texture support.
    • ➕ Adds gameplay::strcmpnocase as a platform-independent case-insensitive string compare function.
    • ➕ Adds new gestures for Long Tap, Drag and Drop.
    • ➕ Adds support for Android pinch gestures.
    • ➕ Adds version number to encoder output files.
    • ➕ Adds support for variables like ${my_variable} in any Properties file formats.
    • 🛠 Fixes to specular and bumped shader for spot lights.
    • 🛠 Fixes to UI rendering quality from FrameBuffer usage which is no longer used.
    • 🛠 Fixes to Texbox focus related issues.
    • 🛠 Fixes to Label clipping and Labels to automatically re-size around their text.
    • 🛠 Fixes in Camera related to invalid project() and setActiveCamera() issues.
    • 🛠 Fixes for Linux VSYNC and mouse capture and mouse wheel values.
    • 🛠 Fixes various logging and warning problems and annoyances.
    • 🛠 Fixes bitmap font rendering quality in gameplay-encoder and Font class.
    • 🛠 Fixes Mesh CollisionShape's.
    • 🛠 Fixes for destroying CollisionObject that does not notify CollisionListener.
    • 🛠 Fixes to PhysicsVehicle where wheels detach and may collide with body.
    • 🛠 Fixes to encoder spotlight for properly extracting inner and outer angle from FBX.
    • 🛠 Fixes encoder computed Light falloff attenuation values.
    • 🛠 Fixes to invalid assertion in AnimationClip.
    • 🛠 Fixes for FrameBuffer width/height goeing out of date.
    • 🛠 Fixes for incorrect RenderState Type specifier.
    • 🛠 Fixes to FileSystem for Windows file paths.
    • 🛠 Fixes to improve speed of installation of binaries via install.sh/.bat scripts.
    • 🛠 Fixes related to disable and non-visible controls not receiving input.
    • 🛠 Fixes to Bundle, Font, Properties and SceneLoader to use GP_WARN and improve locations of errors.
    • 🛠 Fixes to encoder related to Material generation.
  • v1.7.0 Changes

    • ➕ Adds -m parameter to encoder to support exporting Material from FBX scenes.
    • ➕ Adds encoder animation grouping arguments for auto grouping and disabling grouping via -g:auto and -g:off
    • ➕ Adds UI ImageControl
    • ➕ Adds UI control events for enter and leave.
    • ➕ Adds UI and theme support for focus state on controls.
    • ➕ Adds Gamepad support in UI.
    • ➕ Adds smooth interial mouse scrolling.
    • ➕ Adds keyboard event handling code that was missed on some UI containers and controls.
    • ➕ Adds Game accelerometer and gyro improvements.
    • ➕ Adds XBox 360 controller support to MacOS X.
    • ➕ Adds RenderState enum for supporting cull side definition for front, back and front-back culling.
    • ➕ Adds a lua function "convert(object, className)" that will convert a gameplay userdata object to another class type by changing the metatable. (For example: This lets you convert Control to Button in lua)
    • ➕ Adds gesture events to script.
    • ➕ Adds script friendly verions of Camera:project(..)
    • ➕ Adds support for defining lights in .scene file.
    • ➕ Adds MaterialParameter setter that are script friendly.
    • ➕ Adds methods to FrameBuffer for querying render target info.
    • ➕ Adds FileSystem::getDirectoryName()
    • ➕ Adds support so that Properties can be loaded relative to .property files.
    • ➕ Adds methods on ScriptController for registering and unregisering global script callback functions.
    • ➕ Adds Game::resizeEvent(..)
    • ➕ Adds Game::getArguments()
    • ➕ Adds Scene::load() so it can load from ".gpb" files.
    • ➕ Adds some additional operators overloads for Vector classes.
    • ➕ Adds RenderState::clearParameter method to allow existing material parameter values/bindings to be cleared.
    • ➕ Adds loopBlendTime property for animation clips to support interpolating between the end points of an animation clip when looping.
    • 🛠 Fixes Xcode support to be up to date to version 6.1
    • 🛠 Fixes Form::projectPoint for forms that are scaled.
    • 🛠 Fixes Bullet NEON build problems.
    • 🛠 Fixes problem with static rigid bodies attached to nodes.
    • 🛠 Fixes problems with ghost objects and kinimatic rigid bodies.
    • 🛠 Fixes userData pointer that was not cloned properly when cloning a node.
    • 🛠 Fixes bug in createChannel with keyCount = 1.
    • 🛠 Fixes encoder to ignore 1 frame animations caused by FBX export on Blender.
    • 🛠 Fixes buggy tab order in UI.
    • 🛠 Fixes touch event problems not propagating up on mobile touch platforms.
    • 🛠 Fixes parent relationship on cloned Technique and Pass.
    • 🛠 Fixes Node to include light contribution for bounding volume computations.
    • 🛠 Fixed issue where multiple samplers pointing to the same texture would share the same state instead of using sampler-specific filter and wrap state.
    • 🛠 Fixes calculation of the transform matrix in FBX encoder for lights properly considering vectors like pre and post rotation scenarios.
    • 🛠 Fixes blurry borders on UI forms by using proper texture filtering.
    • 🛠 Fixes lua dofile on Windows.
    • 🛠 Fixes in colored shader when using spot ligts.
    • 🛠 Fixes issue in encoder which was converting point lights into ambient lights when they had no decay.
    • 🛠 Fixes to CMake projects on different platforms.
    • Cleans up Platform by moving commong platform code to Platform.cpp
    • Cleans up and changes Gamepad APIs.
    • Cleans repo directory restructure dropping gameplay- prefix on many folders and files.
    • ✂ Removes bin and external-deps folder/contents to external server with new install scripts that are now required to be run after cloning the repo.
    • ✂ Removes pre-compiled api/html docs to reduce repository bloat.
    • ✂ Removes support for COLLADA DAE and now support FBX.
    • ✂ Removes middle mouse button simulated desktop accelerometer.
  • v1.6.0 Changes

    • ➕ Adds file Stream interface for reading/writing files instead of using fread/fwrite.
    • ➕ Adds Terrain class to support for heightmap based terrains featuring LOD, multiple surface layers, loading from PNG, RAW8/16, full transform, physics, patch culling and verticle skirt for cracks.
    • ➕ Adds object-space normal map generation to gameplay-encoder for terrain normal map generation.
    • ➕ Adds scene support for loading .terrain files in .scene files.
    • ➕ Adds scene support for inline cameras to .scene files.
    • ➕ Adds suppoft for defining .scene files without 'path' to gpb. New node can not be create in .scene file.
    • ➕ Adds static Scene::getScene(const char*) to query currently active scenes in a game, helpful for script access.
    • ➕ Adds support for multiple translate, rotate and scale commands in a single node entity within .scene files, processed in-order they are defined.
    • ➕ Adds scene support for material auto binding scene ambient color, light color and light direction.
    • ➕ Adds support for setting the depth compare function on materials.
    • ➕ Adds support for texture/sampler arrays being passed to materials.
    • ➕ Adds support for loading uncompressed DDS textures for the following formats: R8G8B8, A8R8G8B8, A8B8G8R8, X8R8G8B8, X8B8G8R8
    • ➕ Adds improvments to prefer higher quality mipmap generation.
    • ➕ Adds improved Gamepad API support for button enumeration, triggers and some mobile Gamepad support on BlackBerry.
    • ➕ Adds additional gameplay-tests for billboards, forms, gamepads and lights.
    • ➕ Adds support for launching the browser via launchURL(const char*).
    • ➕ Adds physics support for setLinearFactor and setAngularFactor on rigid bodies.
    • ➕ Adds methods to PhysicsCollisionObject to allow conversion to subclass types (i.e. PhysicsRigidBody, PhysicsCharacter, etc) from script.
    • ➕ Adds option for fullscreen without width/height config to use native desktop resolution.
    • ➕ Adds Linux support for OpenAL PulseAudio back-end.
    • ➕ Adds support for latest Bullet Physics 2.81 with NEON optimizations for mobile targets.
    • Adds support for preprocessor directive NO_LUA_BINDINGS in the gameplay project to omit inclusion of generated lua bindings in compilation for developer mode value.
    • ➕ Adds optimizations to Lua generator to only write generated files if they differ from existing files, reducing both build times and committing of unchanged script binding files.
    • ➕ Adds changes to Slider for setValueTextVisible, setValueTextAlignment, setValueTextPrecision and getters.
    • ➕ Adds Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit support.
    • ➕ Adds Apple iOS 6 support.
    • 🛠 Fixes to external-deps to reduce the size of the libraries on Windows.
    • 🛠 Fixes for Android to no longer need to copy files to the SD card before reading them. None of the Android samples require an SD card.
    • 🛠 Fixes for animation of opacity on UI and fonts.
    • 🛠 Fixes in UI for removing controls and also setVisible(bool).
    • 🛠 Fixes for UI controls missing on MacOSX.
    • 🛠 Fixes for setting UI alignment programmatically.
    • 🛠 Fixes for lighting shaders.
    • Fixes to the texture minification mode from GL_LINEAR_MIPMAP_LINEAR to GL_NEAREST_MIPMAP_LINEAR for newly created textures with mipmaps.
    • 🛠 Fixes minor memory leaks and possible access violations when calling Game::exit() from script.
    • 🛠 Fixes physics debug drawing for large scenes causing the internal MeshBatch to grow to an enormous size.
  • v1.5.0 Changes

    • 🐧 Linux support. (tested on Ubuntu 12)
    • 🐧 CMake support for makefile generation for Linux.
    • 👍 Gamepad API support for desktops.
    • 👍 Touch gesture support for tap, swipe and pinch.
    • 👍 Vehicle physics support via new PhysicsVehicle and PhysicsVehicleWheel classes.
    • ➕ Adds new racer sample (sample06-racer).
    • ➕ Adds gameplay-tests project as a test app for various basic engine features with some initial tests.
    • ➕ Adds support for Scene files for wildcard identifiers.
    • ➕ Adds Visual Studio Plug-in support for BlackBerry PlayBook and BlackBerry 10.
    • ➕ Adds configurable multi-sampling anti-aliasing support.
    • ➕ Adds updates to latest FBX SDK 2013.3.
    • ➕ Adds file formats documentation for game.config .scene, .material, .animation, .physics, .particle
    • ➕ Adds Game/Platform::canExit for testing device capabilities to quit. (only ios)
    • 🌐 Web community forums at http://www.gameplay3d.org/forums.
    • 🔄 Changed keyTimes from unsigned long[] to unsigned int[]. (breaks compat. in AnimationTarget and Animation::Channel)
    • 🛠 Fixes inconsistencies from Bundle::getObjectID() to Bundle::getObjectId() (breaks compat. in Bundle)
    • 🛠 Fixes the texture coordinates of Mesh::createQuad(float x, float y, float width, float height).
    • 🛠 Fixes line-wise distortion when loading RGB png's into textures that are non-power of two.
    • 🛠 Fixes inconsistencies in createXXXX methods. (breaks compat. in Scene)
    • 🛠 Fixes Rectangle::contains.
    • 🛠 Fixes Lua print logging.
    • 🛠 Fixes Lua errors to be treated as runtime warnings.
    • 🛠 Fixes setVertexData to pointers instead of constant data.
    • 🛠 Fixes AudioSource so that it doesn't loop by default.
    • 🛠 Fixes minor UI scrolling issues.
  • v1.4.0 Changes

    • Lua script bindings for all gameplay interfaces.
    • Lua script binding generator tool (gameplay-luagen) for generating gameplay Lua bindings from doxygen xml output.
    • 👍 AIController, AIAgent, AIStateMachine, AIState and AIMessage classes for scripted AI support.
    • Sample for sample05-lua to demonstrate basic Lua with AI scripting.
    • 👍 Gamepad class with virtual gamepad support.
    • 👍 Pre-built versions gameplay-encoder added to bin folder with TTF, DAE and FBX support built-in.
    • 👌 Improved modular shaders with support for #include in shaders. (breaks compat. for shaders)
    • 👍 LightMap support into colored-unlit.frag and textured-unlit.frag shaders.
    • ➕ Adds cloning and wireframing features to sample03-character.
    • ➕ Adds kick the ball on the sample03-character to demonstrate 2 buttons and more physics.
    • 🛠 Fixes missing mouse events on UI controls.
    • 🛠 Fixes to gameplay-encoder to prompt user for font size if not specified.
    • 🛠 Fixes to add "-g" as short form argument for grouping animations.
    • 🛠 Fixes node cloning.
    • 🛠 Fixes to gameplay-encoder for output file path when encoding fonts.
    • 🛠 Fixes to FrameBuffer, RenderTarget and DepthStencilTarget.
    • 🛠 Fixes user switching in MacOSX to other applications with Apple-Tab.
    • 🛠 Fixes measureText with empty string to be proper size.
    • 🛠 Fixes for aliased text by applying linear filtering by default on Fonts.
    • 🛠 Fixes RenderState::StateBlock::bindNoRestore() issue where blend function was not restored to the proper defaults.
    • 🛠 Fixes some inconsistencies in Game event method names for menuEvent. (breaks compat. in Game)
    • 🛠 Fixes some inconsistencies with AnimationClip::getID() to be same as Node::getId() and other classes. (breaks compat. in AnimationClip)
    • 🛠 Fixes to gameplay-encoder and PhysicsRigidBody for heightmaps which adds height precision into generated heightmap png's.
  • v1.3.0 Changes

    • Portrait mode games on mobile platforms.
    • 🔧 Fullscreen and configurable game resolutions on desktop platforms.
    • 👉 User Interface support for scrolling with scrollbars on Container.
    • 👍 PVRTC, ATC and DXT texture compression support.
    • 🐎 Performance improvements in user interface forms and text.
    • 🐎 Performance improvements in animations on transforms.
    • 🐎 Performance improvements using NEON math for BlackBerry and iOS.
    • 🛠 Fixes for improvements in error handling throughout all systems.
    • 🛠 Fixes supporting built-in Maya COLLADA exporter via DAE_FBX export.
    • 🛠 Fixes for latest FBX SDK 2013 support.
    • 🛠 Fixes for loading from some WAV files that were crashing.
    • 🛠 Fixes for From/By animations.
    • 🛠 Fixes allowing all inline properties loaded within .scene files. (breaks compat. for .scene)
    • 🛠 Fixes in .scene files for collisionObject definitions (breaks compat. for .scene)
    • 🛠 Fixes for depth/z-ordering of controls.
  • v1.2.0 Changes

    • 👍 BlackBerry 10 support.
    • 👍 iOS 5.1 support.
    • 👍 Android 2.3+ support.
    • 👉 User interface system with declarative forms and themes.
    • 👍 Bluetooth keyboard/mouse support on BlackBerry platform.
    • Developer guide.
    • Sample/tutorial for sample03-character.
    • Sample for sample04-particles to demonstrate particle emitters.
    • 🛠 Fixes for loading properties from URL.
    • 🛠 Fixes on Win32/MacOSX for when mouse pointer leaves the window and returns.
    • 🛠 Fixes to accelerometer for Android.
    • 🛠 Fixes in animation blending.
    • 🛠 Fixes to GPB for loading from single node and parent node. (breaks compat. for .gpb)
  • v1.1.0 Changes

    • 👍 FBX support in gameplay-encoder.
    • 🍎 MacOSX platform support using XCode.
    • Off-screen rendering functionality using FrameBuffer.
    • Loading 3D scenes using declarative .scene files.
    • Loading audio from .ogg files using vorbis.
    • Loading AudioSources from .audio files.
    • Loading Animations from .animation files.
    • 👍 AnimationClip support for cross fading.
    • 👍 Physics support using Bullet Physics.
    • Cross-platform new project generator.
    • Overloaded operators in Math classes.
    • Font improvements for justify, clip, wrap and scaling.
    • 🛠 Fixes for Font::drawText to use point size and not float scalar.
    • 🛠 Fixes for memory leaks in and fixes to AnimationTarget.
    • 🛠 Fixes for bumped and parallax shaders.
    • 🛠 Fixes to simplify folders for resources in samples.
    • 🛠 Fixes to the material/shader system.
    • 🛠 Fixes to the ParticleEmitter.