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CINDER PROVIDES A POWERFUL, INTUITIVE TOOLBOX for programming graphics, audio, video, networking...

Social recommendations and mentions

We have tracked the following product recommendations or mentions on Reddit and HackerNews. They can help you see what people think about Cinder and what they use it for.
  • SDL, SFML, other libraries for game development in C++...?
    I only used SFML, currently making a 2D isometric game. I really like it so far overall, easy to use IMO, pretty well documented. Does what I need it to do. Heard good things about SDL2 and also Cinder++ ( also. - Source: Reddit / 5 months ago
  • GUI Tips C++
    What kind of game? You might be better off using a game engine unless it's more of a simple starter project. Check out or see lots of engines here: - Source: Reddit / 7 months ago
  • Something like p5.js but for C++
    Try Cinder ( I have not tried it myself but it seems to have the same goals as P5 and Processing (ie. Creative coding). - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • How the Cinder JIT’s inliner works
    Kind of a shorty thing for Meta to do when Cinder is already taken by - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • What is the most engaging coding language to start with...
    Or its C++ cousins openFrameworks and Cinder. - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • Getting started with graphics programming on a mac?
    Depends on what kind of graphics programming you are wanting to do. If you are looking towards like experiential or generative or stuff of that ilk, I'd look at or - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Getting started with graphics programming on a mac?
    - If you're having trouble getting OpenGL stuff to compile, while I have not checked on Monterey, things like openFrameworks and Cinder still compile fine on Mac last I looked. Granted you're still limited to certain OpenGL versions but that's at least something to try to get started. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Tool for visualizing simulation
    I looked far and wide and here's what I got: - OpenGL: It lets me do everything I want, but I also have to start from scratch (camera matrices, input handling, shader programming, etc). - Abstractions over OpenGL ((Cinder)[] and (Magnum)[]): Easier to use when compared to pure OpenGL, but they still require a considerable amount of manual work to get them to show hair... - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Begginer Programmer : What framework has the most online resources for C++ development?
    Probably SDL. Theres also but I've never used it. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Install Cinder with Docker
    I was hoping this was pretty annoying they chose this name. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Cinder: Instagram's performance oriented fork of CPython
    Cinder is already something else: Is it that hard to google a name before choosing? - Source: Hacker News / almost 2 years ago
  • Did you know: the human eye can see more shades of green than any other color?
    I saw a presentation from a guy that built and maintains high-end software called Cinder for special effects places. It was an interesting talk filled with information about how the human eye is an organ and so you need to know a bit about its anatomy to be able to make convincing 3d graphics. One thing he brought up that was really interesting to me was that different regions around world have populations that... - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Modern looking cross-platform GUI library?
    For example, a graphics heavy, interactive app I’d probably look into Cinder or openFrameworks. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago

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