minifb 0.11.2

Cross-platform window setup with optional bitmap rendering
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minifb is a cross platform library written in Rust and that makes it easy to setup a window and to (optional) display a 32-bit pixel buffer. It also makes it easy to get input from keyboard and mouse. An example is the best way to show how it works:



# Cargo.toml
minifb = "0.11.2"


extern crate minifb;

use minifb::{Key, WindowOptions, Window};

const WIDTH: usize = 640;
const HEIGHT: usize = 360;

fn main() {
    let mut buffer: Vec<u32> = vec![0; WIDTH * HEIGHT];

    let mut window = Window::new("Test - ESC to exit",
                                 WindowOptions::default()).unwrap_or_else(|e| {
        panic!("{}", e);

    while window.is_open() && !window.is_key_down(Key::Escape) {
        for i in buffer.iter_mut() {
            *i = 0; // write something more funny here!

        // We unwrap here as we want this code to exit if it fails. Real applications may want to handle this in a different way


Currently Mac, Redox, Linux and Windows (64-bit and 32-bit) are the current supported platforms. X11 (Linux/FreeBSD/etc) support has been tested on Ubuntu (x64). Bug report(s) for other OSes/CPUs are welcome!

Build instructions

cargo build
cargo run --example noise

This will run the noise example


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