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// plugins

Want to demo your website, or perform multiple tests with the same gesture? With our web-based Playback tool, you can record, crop, play, and save snippets of your own Leap Motion usage in JavaScript.

Leap Motion is a developer-driven platform, and the beauty of open sourcing development resources is that a single library or wrapper, once released to the world, can be integrated and built out by thousands of other people. And since the future of any new platform depends on what people can do with it, over the past few months we’ve released a steady stream of open source assets and examples to help devs get started with our v2 tracking beta.

The way we interact with technology is changing, and what we see as resources – wood, water, earth – may one day include digital content. At last week’s API Night at RocketSpace, Leap Motion CTO David Holz discussed our evolution over the past year and what we’re working on. Featured speakers and v2 demos ranged from Unity and creative coding to LeapJS and JavaScript plugins.

Everything is awesome with robots. This week on Developer Labs, see how you can build your own Leap Motion-controlled Lego® robot, and how NASA continues to push the boundaries of their six-legged space rover prototype.

In this post, the second of my three-part series on LeapJS plugins, we’ll take a look at Proximity Alert, an audio feedback plugin which gives beeps based upon your hand position. It can be used in any app, and is fully open-source.

There is a saying among web developers that goes something like this: “If you’re trying to do a thing, there’s a jQuery plugin that will do it.” Sometimes, it’s two. Or three. Although they can’t do everything, there’s no doubt that their module system has saved me hundreds of hours – and hundreds of thousands or more across the web collectively. Drawing from this, we’re excited to release a badass plugin system for LeapJS.