Box2D is written and maintained by its original author, Erin Catto. Erin, who works for Blizzard Entertainment, built the library for a physics tutorial at GDC back in March 2006.
Erin Catto is a bit of a legend really, and I’m astonished that he only has 500 twitter followers. Surely we can help with that, right? I wonder if Jer Thorp’s plea to Rovio to chuck him some cash ever worked? I know that they at least publicly acknowledged his contribution but only after he confronted them at GDC.
Here are handy links to all of Seth’s articles. I’ll try to keep it updated as he goes along.
- Box2D, Web workers, and Page Visibility API
- Box2D, Web workers, Better performance
- Box2D with Complex and Concave Objects, for JavaSc…