July 30, 2009

Clutter 1.0 Arrives

Article Source MoblinZone
July 29, 2009, 10:16 pm

The Moblin project has achieved the first stable release of an innovative 3D graphics library. The arrival of Clutter 1.0 means application developers can now add Moblin's appealing graphics technology to new and existing apps in confidence that the APIs will not change prior to the next major version number (i.e., the arrival of Clutter 2.0).

Clutter 1.0 aims to help application developers exploit graphical acceleration hardware in modern graphics processors without having to deal with low-level OpenGL and OpenGL ES APIs. (Originated in the late 80s by SGI -- then "Silicon Graphics" -- the Open GL APIs define a low-level interface for 2D/3D graphics hardware. Today, they are maintained by the Khronos Group, an influential industry group comprised of more than a hundred graphics hardware and software companies interested in promoting cross-platform and cross-vendor interoperability)...

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