Category Archives: Development

A Letter to Second Life Residents

M Linden here. Many thanks to everyone who responded constructively with their concerns and suggestions about our Openspaces announcement. We’ve listened carefully and your feedback has led to some amendments to our original plan. Before I jump to the policy … Continue reading

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Transforming the Second Life Experience

As we have mentioned previously, tailoring the Second Life platform to make it easier for new Residents to begin experiencing the virtual world is one of our primary objectives moving forward. With that in mind, we’re pleased to announce that … Continue reading

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New First Look for SLim

We’re happy to announce a new First Look for SLim, a new voice and text instant messaging client. SLim’s technology is provided by Vivox (www.vivox.com) and developed in partnership with Linden Lab to work with the Second Life viewer.  SLim … Continue reading

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Ongoing Updates from the Grid from FJ Linden

FJ Linden here, to report on the latest Ongoing Updates from the Grid. As I promised in my first post, this will be a regular monthly communication to keep all of you up to date on our efforts to improve … Continue reading

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Frank Ambrose: Updates on the Second Life Grid

Hello, I’m Frank Ambrose, the Senior VP of Global Technology, and I’d like to take this opportunity to let you know about some of the work we’re doing on the Second Life Grid. By way of introduction, I’m a recent … Continue reading

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Mono Launch

I’m delighted to announce that Mono is ready to launch as part of the 1.24 Server deploy starting today. Mono is an open source technology that improves the stability and speed of scripts – particularly calculation-intensive ones. In some of … Continue reading

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Open Grid Public Beta begins today

Last month IBM and Linden Lab demonstrated inter grid teleports between the Second Life preview grid and an Opensim instance run by IBM. Torley Linden made a video of the event. Now we are making the intergrid teleport code available … Continue reading

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