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It turns out that I’ve learned a lot about scripting in Second Life, and written quite a few articles as well. The Scripting category will find all the articles. This Scripting Overview page introduces the articles and gives them a bit of organization.

Most recent addition: Introduction to States. Ten articles so far!

In which our heroine shows how she would build a carpet that unrolls and rolls back up again.

In Kuula, doremifasolatido.resident, known as Billy, is rapidly learning building and scripting skills. One of the tasks he set himself was to build a carpet object that rolls out and rolls back up. ┬áBilly likes to ask people to look at his scripts, and to ask people how they would do things. In this article, I’ll build a script like that, and, as I go, show how I go about it.

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by Janet Rossini
Valkyrie
Chaotic Neutral 24th Level Second Life Mage Vixen

This is the first in a series of articles explaining the goals of the Game of Second Life, with a focus on the available ways of leveling up. It is important to be aware that Second Life is a very complex “world”, and there are very many different paths to reaching the top, or 24th Level.

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Joshewa Daniels asked about a way to display a desired number from an array of numbers in a texture. This means, of course, that one needs to calculate the offsets and scales. I don’t really know how to do that, but I know how to figure it out. Here’s how I do it.

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The Linden Scripting Language, LSL, has two aspects that are a bit unlike other languages you may know, events, and states. We’ve had a brief Introduction to Events: now let’s talk about states.

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Testing warpPos

There is a well-known script fragment called warpPos, which moves an object a long distance quickly, exploiting an interesting property of llSetPrimitiveParams. My purpose here is to analyze warppos, test it, possibly improve it.

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Way last August, I made what I still think was a brilliant proposal to the New Citizens Inc board of directors, who were in the middle of a difficult transition to a new board.

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It's Good to Have Wings

It's Good to Have Wings

Why do I do what I do in this odd world? I’ve been wondering that myself.

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