The version 2014.01 is available under the
v2014.01 tag in
Magnum Plugins and
Magnum Integration GitHub
repositories. This article will describe the most important changes, for
detailed list follow the changelog links at the end of this announcement.
You can now ask for help, share your work or participiate in development at the new Google Groups forum. The group is open to everyone, you just need Google account to post. In my opinion this is better than requiring everyone to create new account on some self-hosted forum.
I added text rendering example to showcase new features such as text alignment and multi-line text, in addition to already existing distance-field rendering capabilities. See showcase page for live application running on both Emscripten and Native Client. I also added live Textured Triangle example.
All projects were switched to use absolute includes by default, i.e. headers are included this way:
rather than this way:
This solves many problems with filename collisions (namely with Visual Studio
compiler, Doxygen and possibly elsewhere), see mosra/magnum#36 for more
information. As this is a very drastic change, you may need to recreate your
build directories and update at least
FindMagnum.cmake CMake modules with new ones from
in Corrade and
Magnum repositories (and possibly also
If you are building with deprecated features enabled (
CMake parameter in both Corrade and Magnum), you can still use the old
non-absolute includes, but you are encouraged to switch to absolute ones.
This release is the first one with experimental Visual Studio 2013 support.
Because the compiler still lacks some required features (
noexcept keywords) and has some serious bugs in C++11 implementation,
the support is provided only through
compatibility branch. The port
involves some ugly hacks and workarounds which can’t be put in
hopefully the next MSVC release will make my life easier. Snapshot of
compatibility branch with MSVC 2013 support is available under
snapshot-2014-01-compatibility tag in
Magnum GitHub repositories.
The compatibility branch doesn’t contain anything new except workarounds for
You can find a detailed list of changes in version 2014.01 in the documentation: