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Pixi.js on Windows Phone HTML5 App


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I just tried to port my Pixi.js game to Windows Phone 8 and ran into one big issue.

 

In Windows Phone HTML5 App, you cannot use XMLHttpRequest to access your applications local files,

so you cannot load bitmap fonts, spritesheets or Spine animations :(

 

Here is a thread about it:

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsazure/en-US/cd2d798c-39f0-4cb5-bb11-340dcf069310/getting-xmlhttprequest-to-work-on-windows-phone-html5-app?forum=wpdevelop

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I gave it a try, and after couple hours finally got it working.

 

Here is the code that you need, if you want to get your Pixi powered game to work as Windows Phone 8 App.

 

Add this to your pixi.js:

https://gist.github.com/ekelokorpi/8181436

 

Add this to start of every PIXI-loaders (JsonLoader, SpriteSheetLoader, BitmapFontLoader, SpineLoader) load function:

https://gist.github.com/ekelokorpi/8181458

 

And here is the MainPage.xaml.cs file for your Visual Studio Express project:

https://gist.github.com/ekelokorpi/8181474

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