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@thi.ng/soa

soa

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This project is part of the @thi.ng/umbrella monorepo.

About

SOA & AOS memory mapped structured views with optional & extensible serialization.

Supported memory layouts

AOS (Array Of Structures)

AOS memory block diagram

SOA (Structure of Arrays)

SOA memory block diagram

Hybrid

Hybrid memory block diagram

Status

ALPHA - bleeding edge / work-in-progress

Search or submit any issues for this package

See tests for usage. This package might be merged with and/or superseded by @thi.ng/ecs.

Related packages

  • @thi.ng/ecs - Entity Component System based around typed arrays & sparse sets
  • @thi.ng/malloc - ArrayBuffer based malloc() impl for hybrid JS/WASM use cases, based on thi.ng/tinyalloc
  • @thi.ng/simd - WASM based SIMD vector operations for batch processing
  • @thi.ng/unionstruct - C-style struct, union and bitfield read/write views of ArrayBuffers
  • @thi.ng/vector-pools - Data structures for managing & working with strided, memory mapped vectors
  • @thi.ng/vectors - Optimized 2d/3d/4d and arbitrary length vector operations

Installation

yarn add @thi.ng/soa

ES module import:

<script type="module" src="https://cdn.skypack.dev/@thi.ng/soa"></script>

Skypack documentation

For NodeJS (v14.6+):

node --experimental-specifier-resolution=node --experimental-repl-await

> const soa = await import("@thi.ng/soa");

Package sizes (gzipped, pre-treeshake): ESM: 1.44 KB

Dependencies

Usage examples

Several demos in this repo's /examples directory are using this package.

A selection:

ScreenshotDescriptionLive demoSource
Entity Component System w/ 100k 3D particlesDemoSource
WebGL multi-colored cube meshDemoSource

API

Generated API docs

TODO

Authors

Karsten Schmidt

If this project contributes to an academic publication, please cite it as:

@misc{thing-soa,
  title = "@thi.ng/soa",
  author = "Karsten Schmidt",
  note = "https://thi.ng/soa",
  year = 2019
}

License

© 2019 - 2021 Karsten Schmidt // Apache Software License 2.0

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