2021.1.1 Eos Released!

What's new?We've added quite a few features and fixes in this release. Here's a sample. New Onboarding Wizard Vircadia's tutorial now has a wizard that lets you configure your graphics settings and display name when you first start. This will help improve the overall...

First Release of 2021! 🎉

What's new?2021.1.0 is the first major release of the year, aptly named "Eos" after the goddess of the dawn. This release is incompatible with previous versions, so be sure to download the latest client and upgrade your server! Let's run through some highlights for...

The Scripting Situation

On the previous blog entry the subject of scripting was brought up. I was going to answer there, but the matter is complicated enough to merit an entry on its own. First, a bit of background. Qt and QtScript We're using a library called Qt. Qt covers pretty much...

We’re starting a developer blog

Hello, Dale here! We've had several requests during meetings to be a bit more public about what we do and what our long term plans are. I personally go over some of my work at the developer meetings I hold, but not everyone attends those, so I'll be trying to post...

2020: Year in Review

Vircadia was founded in December of 2019. It was created with the understanding that we, the users, would need an open source foundation to stand upon as virtuality comes to fruition. Through much hardship and perseverence, Vircadia's community has accomplished much....

This week in Vircadia: 2020.3.1 Release

What's new?Let's run through the highlights for this release! Mouse Capture API With the addition of a mouse capture API, it is now possible to have first and third person camera views for desktop users. This is just one more addition to the API and feature set of...

This week in Vircadia: Community Village Project

A Shared Living SpaceThe concept of metaverse is not simply only to have many worlds, but rather the primary allure is that metaverse is connected. Therefore, our goal is that we may have infinite servers, but we can share each server with many people. Because after...

This week in Vircadia: New Metaverse, New Release, New Hub

New MetaverseTaste the power of connection! The new Vircadia metaverse server is live for active use with the release of 2020.3.0 Demeter. This means that users will now be using it in an official capacity, stress testing it, finding all the bugs, but also getting...

This week in Vircadia: Metaverse Server Online! New Content Incoming

Metaverse Live!Project Iamus and the Iamus Dashboard The new Metaverse Server is live at https://metaverse.vircadia.com/live (There's nothing for you at that link, it's for machines only!) It is now providing account and domain management services for Vircadia. It’s...

This week in Vircadia: Inventory & Worlds

Inventory & Bazaar App Content is king This app focuses mainly on being a URL store that links back to the copies of items on their own CDN servers. This allows for effortless sharing between users without ever copying or moving actual files. The next component to...