Questions tagged [sfml]

SFML (Simple Fast Media Library) is a portable and easy to use multimedia API written in C++. You can see it as a modern, object-oriented alternative to SDL. SFML is composed of several packages to perfectly suit your needs. You can use SFML as a minimal windowing system to interface with OpenGL, or as a fully-featured multimedia library for building games or interactive programs.

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Ping Pong game in SFML

I am learning C++ and SFML so I want to know if I am laying my code out neatly and if my code is efficient. I know this is not a full game yet but I want to know if I am on the right tracks. ...
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Simple Snake Game - followup

Based on the previous question, I have implemented all suggestions. Also, I added new features to the game. Summary of improvements: Implemented smooth movements to snake instead of tile movements ...
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Simple OpenGL-2D Program

I have created mini-opengl program that draw simple chess board on screen by using SFML windows model only. The program runs fine. The main purpose of this program is to keep it as simple as possible ...
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Performance of collision detection in a grid

I have fairly simple collision checking and handling Python code which is currently bottlenecking my performance quite a bit. I haven't done too much coding in python and I'm quite sure there's ...
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N-body sim with Barnes-Hut - Follow up

Link to previous question: Barnes-Hut N-body simulator It still has issues I'm sure. Node.h ...
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Cart-creation class using SFML

My code is for a simple "cart-creation" class and sample use in SFML. The Cart class inherits sf::RectangleShape and will end up ...
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Generic 2D engine for simulation

I'm using SFML to manage my windows and I'm writing this engine to visualize some PSO work. I'm trying to make it generic enough that I can extend it for other simulations later on and keep it as ...
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Fake 3D effect in SFML - follow up 2

Based on my previous question, I have implemented all the recommendations received. In addition, i have implemented new features and completed road geometries. Here is a summary of the improvements: ...
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Fake 3D effect in SFML - follow up

Based on my previous question, I have implemented all the recommendations received. Here is a summary of the improvements: Use meaningful names as much as possible. Removed multiple declarations in ...
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Fake 3D effect in SFML

I was reading about making fake 3D effects or so-called "mode 7" on 2D contexts. I have made a small program to demonstrate the fake 3D effect by using SFML. How can I improve it? ...
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Simple Breakout/Arkanoid clone with SFML

I'm doing this small Breakout clone for school, and I've looked at heaps of people's takes on Breakout and tried to combine bits and pieces that I liked. Only problem that I'm having is getting the ...
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QuadTree for collision detection

I was recently working on a game using the SFML library, Later on, I experienced performance issues due to collision detection. I have been told to use a QuadTree ...
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2D Tile Engine game

The game basically has a player (PlayerCharacter class) that can move around the world. It has a 2D world made of tiles managed by ...
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Drawing a colored rectangle on-screen

I have made my first program that draws a colored rectangle on-screen. I want to know the best practices of making OpenGL and GLSL programs. ...
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Tic Tac Toe - NxN

This is a graphical Tic Tac Toe game by using SFML cross-platform library. It seems to work fine. I'm actually new to SFML and making GUIs. If anyone is familiar with SFML, I'd appreciate some ...
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Barnes-Hut N-body simulator

I've written an n-body simulator, implementing the Barnes-Hut algorithm. Please comment on anything you can see wrong with this. Wikipedia Barnes-Hut page This is a screen shot of the simulation 20 ...
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A Trivia game with SFML

So I've been making a trivia game with SFML and C++ for quite a while now for my school project and I would like to get some constructive criticism, anything helps from best practices to overall ...
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Network programming for an IRC Bot

I'm currently making my first steps into the territory of network programming, using the SFML Network library to simplify things. Later on, my bot shall post new pull requests and changes concerning ...
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SFML Pong Game Performance

I was hoping I could get some feedback on performance of my animations overall. It could just be me but I keep getting a bit of lag despite being at 60FPS constantly. Objects on screen seem to tear a ...
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SFML Ping Pong improved (V0.3)

Some of you may have seen my previous post asking if my code was efficient and easy to read. I have made some more improvements to it by adding sounds, visual count down and checking if the window ...
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Simple Win32 console library (mimicking almighty SFML)

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Graphical Tic-Tac-Toe game using SFML

First of all, I'm really new to SFML and making GUIs. This is my first real program using this. Right now, when I click outside the window when the program is first run, the first piece is placed in ...
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Sprite cache for SFML sprites

I'm trying to make a sprite cache for SFML sprites. The basic idea I got was to use a map of an enum and a sprite pointer. Then when I would ask for a certain ...
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Breakout-Clone built in SFML

After reading the SFML Game Development book, I decided to put what was learned to the test by creating a simple Breakout clone. I have posted the source code to GitHub: https://github.com/andrewd440/...
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Design of physics with Collision Detection using SFML

I found out that in Visual Studio 2012, it is possible to create project of SFML easily with a template. I am not an experienced C# programmer. Hence I wanted to implement a physics component just for ...
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Cosine function period

I'm using the cosine function in C++ to simulate flashing for a sprite in my game. The method looks like this: (anything in the sf namespace is part of the SFML ...
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Integrating SFML and Box2D lib, and a Mass Production Shape Factory

I've just written two new headers: one that integrates Box2D and SFML by a class called BodyRep which creates/ is a graphic representation of any body, and one that ...
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How is my SFML sprite Move() function?

I'm making a pong game with SFML and in the process made a function that takes a Time, Speed, ...