Day: August 28, 2010

  • Yet Another Box2D Javascript Port

    [Being an optimized version][link] of the [original Box2d-JS port][orig], which is based on Box2d 1.4. Does your head hurt yet? This version depends on jQuery instead of Prototype, and uses SVG instead of the Canvas tag. [Check out the demo.][demo] [link]: http://github.com/hrj/box2d-js “hrj’s box2d-js at master – GitHub” [demo]: http://lavadip.com/box2d_demo/index.html “Box2d Demo” [orig]: http://box2d-js.sourceforge.net/ “Original…

  • box2dweb – Another Box2dFlash Port for Javascript

    [This one uses the even newer Box2d 2.1.][link] It, [like the previously mentioned port][prev], is extremely short on documentation aside from the standard Box2d docs. [link]: http://code.google.com/p/box2dweb/ “box2dweb – Project Hosting on Google Code” [prev]: http://extrafuture.com/2010/08/28/box2dflash-2-0-javascript-port/ “Previously mentioned Box2d Flash 2.0 Javascript Port”

  • Box2Dflash 2.0 Javascript Port

    [An (automated) port of Box2dflash 2.0][link], which is a bit slower than the older (and dead) [Box2D 1.4 JS port][14], but is less complicated to use and has fewer dependencies. [It has a Github, too.][git] [link]: http://29a.ch/2010/4/17/box2d-2-flash-ported-javascript “Box2Dflash Version 2.0 ported Javascript — 29a.ch – Jonas Wagner’s Blog” [git]: http://github.com/jwagner/box2d2-js “Box2d2-js on Github” [14]: http://box2d-js.sourceforge.net/…

  • Patent-Trolling “Intellectual Ventures” Using Over 1,000 Shell Companies

    [Possibly the worst patent trolls ever.][link] Their business model is to threaten companies into paying them for use of their (often dubious) patents, using shell companies so the action can’t be traced back to them. Just so we’re clear on Extra Future’s position: Intellectual Ventures is a jackass company run by jackasses. The fact that…