node-webkit is an app runtime based on Chromium and node.js. You can write native apps in HTML and Javascript with node-webkit. It also lets you to call Node.js modules directly from DOM and enables a new way of writing native applications with all Web technologies. It's created and developed in Intel Open Source Technology Center. Roger Wang is the maintainer of node-webkit on GitHub, the game Mass Control Tycoon by MCT Team is the first game which uses the engine on IndieDB officially.

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New release 0.8.4

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You should update to get the best performance and newest features ...

... see "Downloads" section for new node-webkit package files.

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Get ~516x faster data transfers in PVP?!

Get ~516x faster data transfers in PVP?!

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A node-webkit benchmark for the comparison between HTTP and TCP PVP data transfers.

Get ~19,6x more speed by using prototyping

Get ~19,6x more speed by using prototyping

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If you want to develop a framework in node-webkit you should use prototyping!!!

Animations in node-webkit

Animations in node-webkit

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The software spine in combination with pixi.js makes it possible to create/use complex animations in node-webkit. yokumo has developed a better support...

pixi.js makes high performance 2D WebGL game graphics possible

pixi.js makes high performance 2D WebGL game graphics possible

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You can use pixi.js with node-webkit to make your own high performance 2D WebGL game graphics.

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yokumo Creator
yokumo

node-webkit contains two engines, V8 for JavaScript and WebKit for HTML, so you can make dynamic HTML5 game applications.

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Freemann098
Freemann098

Can this really be classified as a game engine?

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yokumo Creator
yokumo

Use pixi.js / WebGL in node-webkit to make fast 2D games: Indiedb.com (MCT demo video) feature updates and demos for pixi.js are here Goodboydigital.com

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