Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 30th Jan 2006 16:40 UTC, submitted by muratmat
General Development The Amanith library is a cross-platform (Linux, Win32, MacOS X, FreeBSD and IRIX) open source C++ framework for vector graphics. The new 0.3 release adds a full SVG 1.2-compliant enhanced alpha compositing layer, supporting all 24 compositing operations (base and extended Porter-Duff) in pure OpenGL. This makes Amanith the first opensource and crossplatform library that supports all of them in hardware (15 of 24 are available also without fragment programs). In addition a full geometry caching system has been introduced to speed up all drawing tasks. Version 0.3 has been released today.
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Yes, we have in our roadmap some other backends (direct3d, first of all), but the idea is to finish the OpenGL one before to start to code another one.
Tecnically, as u can see in /src/rendering/ , write a backend is just a matter to derive a class from gDrawboard, as we have done with gOpenglboard.
It would be cool if the community will help us developing backends, but, i know, we are qpl, so i don't expect so much.

Michele Fabbri - Amanith Team

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