Second Life - Linden Script

Wanderer
What is Second Life?

StoryTeller
Second Life is a virtual world created by Linden Labs. A virtual world is a 3D world, which has 3D structures built in it. Virtual world tries to simulate the real world and thus has lakes, rivers, trees and even people in it. People moving around in the virtual world are called avatars. To be a part of this virtual world you have to create your avatar by registering with Second Life. After moving around in the virtual world for a while, you would get interested in building your own 3D artifacts.Second Life allows you to purchase a piece of land and construct 3D structures on it. Depending on your land size, you are allocated a fixed set of prims. These prims are your fundamental building blocks for creating your virtual world. For viewing, creating and manipulating your virtual world you need to install a special software called Second Life viewer. Second Life offers a rich set of 3D editing WYSIWYG ( what you see is what you get) features for manipulating the virtual world and the objects within it. The most interesting part of Second Life for developers like me, is a facility for scripting the objects with Linden Script.

Wanderer
What is Linden Script?

StoryTeller
Linden script is a DSL ( Domain Specific Language) for imparting behavior to prims. Each prim can have a set of scripts associated with it.These scripts can be used for several purposes
  • Change the prim's dimensions and other properties like colors and textures.
  • Change the prim's location and orientation.
  • Allow prim to react to events received from the virtual environment.
  • Exchange messages with other prims.
  • Exchange messages with user agents.
Linden script is a state based , event driven, imperative programming language.

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Hello sir , I am Anuraag sharma.
I have done various courses at your place simultaneously during the previous vacations, even this time I am looking forward for asp.net and java advance, I have always seen you encouraging your students for second life, and i find it very interesting, this time when i come and join your course please let me be a part of your second life project team, I am very much interested in this technology. yours truly,
Anuraag Sharma,
MBA-Tech Computers 2nd year,
SVKM'S NMIMS MPSTME,
Shirpur Campus.
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