Texture compression support

Lightning texture compression support enables compressed textures to be used. Compressed textures are much smaller allowing to use the GFX memory more efficiently. This is especially useful for larger graphical textures.

October 20, 2022
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October 2022 Release

Lightning release for October 2022, click here for news and updates.

October 20, 2022
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TypeScript support

The latest release (June 2022) of Lightning now comes with support for TypeScript. TypeScript is a strongly typed programming language that is built on top of JavaScript. Think JavaScript with syntax that describes what type (string, number, boolean, object, etc) every variable should be.

September 3, 2022
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July 2022 Release

Lightning release for July 2022, click here for news and updates.

August 23, 2022
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Fracer Steerling

2D retro racing game built in Lightning! The game is a tribute to the classic arcade racing games of the 80s and 90s. The game is entirely written in Lightning, runs in WebGL on any browser of choice!

March 18, 2022
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Lightning vs HTML5 comparison

Lightning is a WebGL rendering engine written in JavaScript. We often get the question: so how does Lightning compare to standard HTML5 DOM and CSS? Are there performance benefits? Find out more in this article.

March 8, 2022
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Lightning Touch support!

Support for Touch input devices in Lightning! Traditionally Lightning expects remote/key input devices and we have added support for touch input devices. Allowing touch devices to interact with Lightning based applications.

September 17, 2021
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Introducing Lightning UI

Lightning UI is a set of prebuilt components that can be used to build Lightning applications. This allows developers to quickly take building blocks for their applications and focus on the business logic.

September 7, 2021
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Lightning SDK 4.0.0

This new Lightning SDK version introduces a complete refactoring of the Router Plugin. The amount of features and the requests for additional features grew so fast, that we needed a more sustainable codebase. During rewrite, however, some potentially error-prone behavior occurred.

February 4, 2021
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Lightning CLI ♥️ Esbuild

The latest release of the Lightning CLI adds support for a new bundler, called esbuild. This bundler is a lot faster than the previous one, rollup, and it also has a lot of other advantages.

February 4, 2021
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Lightning Carbon

Today we are proud to launch a big release across the entire Lightning Ecosystem!

October 14, 2020
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