Piston-Tutorials

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Tutorials for Piston

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This is a repository for examples of Piston projects that have are accompanied by written tutorials explaining core concepts for that tutorial.

Current Tutorials

Getting Started Spinning Square

A "tutorial" with instructions on compiling and running a very simple Piston.

Sudoku (work in progress)

Write a Sudoku game with Piston.

Roguelike (work in progess)

Write a Roguelike game with Piston.

Planned Tutorials

  • graphics
  • piston

Troubleshooting

It's likely your hardware or driver doesn't support PistonWindow's default OpenGl spec. Just change it to something you can support at the beginning of the example. See hello_world.rs for an example.

Making changes to the tutorials

Because most of the tutorials will contain heavy amounts of code, TyOverby developed a markdown pre-processor that takes

readme.dev.md
files and includes code from the surrounding project. This way you don't need to make a change in the code for the tutorial and then also make the same change in the readme.md file; the preprocessor will do that for you!

In order to run the pre-processor, simply invoke

cargo run
from the root directory (not the sub-tutorial directory) and it will rebuild all the markdown files that it knows about.

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