SWT implemented with OpenGL in the Bling IDE

The cool guys at http://www.l33tlabs.com/ implement an IDE for game developers. They also in the process of implementing SWT with OpenGL and the result is pretty impressive.

Have a look at this video:

Pretty impressive. I hope they will make their SWT implementation available to others.

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3 Responses to SWT implemented with OpenGL in the Bling IDE

  1. Jörg says:

    Can’t wait for wobbly views in my IDE 😉

  2. Dennis Doubleday says:

    That is a pretty cool looking demo. But help me out with understanding what is the practical advantage of implementing SWT in OpenGL? I would certainly never want my IDE views to “ripple” like that, even though it is a “wow” effect.

  3. Tommy says:

    Well, that would be a great effect if you want to make the user believe they are dreaming or having a flashback. :)

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