In part 3 of the Android Plugin tutorial series, we are going to have a closer look at S3DXAndroidTools.jar, a ShiVa library which makes it easier to communicate with the Android API. With the help of this JAR, we are going to show you how to create a Toast, native message boxes, and set up Read the full article …
Welcome back to part 2 of the Android Plugin tutorial series. This time, our C++ plugin will communicate directly with some Java code that is stored inside a Java Archive (JAR) using the Java Native Interface (JNI).
Welcome to a new tutorial series for ShiVa where we will be looking at various ways to create and use plugins in your Android applications. Part 1 will cover the general setup, the creation of a test project in ShiVa and Android Studio respectively, and look at potential pitfalls in the coding pipeline.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to adhere to Apple’s recent changes for iOS (SDK 13) by replacing the traditional ShiVa splashscreen with a Launch Storyboard.
For a few months now, we have been moving all our free plugins, samples and demo builds from the store onto GitHub. You can find us at github.com/ShivaTechOfficial, or simply visit our self-updating page at shiva-engine.com/github.
As you might know, Lua has only one built-in data type for numbers of any kind called number. This datatype can be used to represent any numeric type from integers to floating point numbers. In order to interface with C/C++, ShiVa offers the functions .Get/SetNumberValue() which, until now, always returned a 32bit float.
For the last few weeks, we have made significant changes to our online services, servers, licensing system, beta program and store. Learn what’s new in the world of ShiVa for Spring 2019!
Learn how to create characters with FUSE, upload them to Mixamo to get rigged automatically, choose animations from a sizeable library, import the files into ShiVa and combine all animations into a single AnimBank.
ShiVa 2.0 betas currently follow a fixed release model. Every few months, you get a new version with new features and bugfixes and a new number at the end. Testing and packaging each release takes up a considerable amount of time, and we always ask ourselves
Welcome back to another installment of the Lua Unlocked series. In this post, we are going to dive a bit deeper into tables and functions, and see what we can build when we combine the two in a certain way.