shortbow 🏹 #
This library is incomplete and a work in-progress.
A lightweight 2D game utility library built for usability.
It is inspired by the following projects:
Technical Overview #
Shortbow is a collection of libraries to facilitate the creation of your next awesome 2D web-based game, written in Dart, a modern object-oriented programming language. Some of the elements of this library are more specific to writing a simple game engine, and others are more related to game mechanics or common patterns needed.
Common useful methods when using this library (and used by this library).
Drawing libraries and classes that abstract away platform-specific APIs.
Math functions and value-type primitives useful in games.
Different mechanics-related APIs, such as dice, decks of cards, and more.
- Renamed the
common.dartwith hash functions and
- Renamed the
- Some other small fixes or improvements that aren't significant.
- Initial release with
Use this package as a library
1. Depend on it
Add this to your package's pubspec.yaml file:
dependencies: shortbow: ^0.2.0
2. Install it
You can install packages from the command line:
$ pub get
$ flutter pub get
Alternatively, your editor might support
pub get or
flutter pub get.
Check the docs for your editor to learn more.
3. Import it
Now in your Dart code, you can use:
import 'package:shortbow/common.dart'; import 'package:shortbow/math.dart'; import 'package:shortbow/mechanics.dart'; import 'package:shortbow/painting.dart';
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We analyzed this package on Dec 7, 2019, and provided a score, details, and suggestions below. Analysis was completed with status completed using:
- Dart: 2.6.1
- pana: 0.12.21
Detected platforms: Flutter, web, other
No platform restriction found in libraries.
Package is getting outdated. (-25.75 points)
The package was last published 65 weeks ago.
The package description is too short. (-20 points)
Add more detail to the
description field of
pubspec.yaml. Use 60 to 180 characters to describe the package, what it does, and its target use case.
Maintain an example. (-10 points)
Create a short demo in the
example/ directory to show how to use this package.
Common filename patterns include
shortbow.dart. Packages with multiple examples should provide
For more information see the pub package layout conventions.