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  • Goodbye MonoDevelop, hello Vim

    One thing that has been getting on my nerves ever since I started working with Unity has been MonoDevelop. While it is a good IDE for the most part it suffered from a number of annoying issues, such as folds randomly opening, poor performance, and auto completion randomly not working …

  • Grid Framework version 1.7.0 released

    Version 1.7.0 of Grid Framework has just been approved by the Asset Store team. This release brings some more love for hexagonal grids in the form of two new coordinate systems and four new rendering shapes.

    The new coordinate systems are the downwards herringbone coordinate system where every …

  • Grid Framework version 1.5.3 released

    Grid Framework version 1.5.3 has been approved by the Asset Store team. This release brings compatibility with the upcoming Unity 5.

    Grid Framework itself was compatible, but a number of examples used properties that have been removed in Unity 5. Those are properties that secretly called GetComponent, but …

  • Grid Framework version 1.5.2 released

    Grid Framework version 1.5.2 has just been approved of by the Asset Store team. This release is a bugfix for polar grids where the cylindric lines have not been calculated properly if the depth of the grid was not 1.

    Another thing you might notice is that the …

  • Grid Framework version 1.5.1 released

    This release is a hotfix for everyone who was using Playmaker

    • Fixed: Compilation errors when toggling on Playmaker actions.

    Playmaker actions wil compile correctly now, anyone else was unaffected. So what happened? One of the problems when developing an extension that relies on another extension is that it will not …

  • Grid Framework version 1.5.0 released

    Grid Framework version 1.5.0 has been approved by the Asset Store team. This version brings a great new feature for anyone interested in making isometric 2D games: shearing. Shearing allows you to slant a rectangular grid's axes without having to rotate the grid. Up until now the only …

  • Whitelisting subdirectories in Git

    After having migrated the development of Grid Framework to Git I wanted to set it up to track only certain sub-directories. I turned out that whitelisting is quite tricky, so here is how I did it for people who might run into the same problem.

    We'll use only one .gitignore …

  • Shearing

    As I mentioned last time the upcoming release will be a maintenance release with some much-needed cleanup. While I'm still waiting for approval I have been working on a new feature for rectangular grids that I had wanted to do for quite a while now, but couldn't until the cleanup …

  • Grid Framework version 1.4.1 released

    Actually it has been up for almost a month already, but I have been busy. Anyway, this is the long-awaited release that brings PlayMaker support to Grid Framework, so here is the change log:

    • Introducing Playmaker support: Almost the entire Grid Framework API can no be used as Playmaker actions …