The Fire and Ice Grid is a user-created 3d virtual world powered by OpenSim. Simultaneously, this is both a business and a research project.

Every aspect of this uses open-source software. Multiple programming languages and software systems are used throughout the project.

The server is running Ubuntu Server (C and assembly language). OpenSimulator application server (C#). The service is accessed through client viewers, such as the Firestorm Viewer (C++). Web services use HTML, CSS, JS and PHP.

Inworld content scripting is written in C#, VB, LSL and OSSL.

Closely related to the main project are interests in the Blender Foundation and Gimp. Blender and Gimp are two of the most common tools used for in-world content creation. The involvement of these two brings python heavily into the mix.

Written by Sara Payne

Student of Computer Science at The University Of Hull and small. The proprietor of 2 small businesses (1st Class Travel Taxis and The Fire And Ice Opensim Grid), also an app-based student of Italian.

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