raylib is a simple and easy-to-use library to enjoy videogames programming.

raylib project was originally developed for education, while I was working as a teacher, I needed a simple library to teach videogames development to young people with artistic profile, most of them had never written a single line of code. I decided to start with C because I consider very important to understand the roots of programming and how things really work in the background. I was looking for a simple C library for videogames programming but none in the market fit my needs and my teaching methodology, so, I decided to create my own: raylib.

raylib has been used with several thousand students to date with amazing results. They have learnt the basis of videogames programming with raylib, including the videogames working mechanisms: game life cycle, frame-time management, screens management, resources loading/unloading, variables updating, frame drawing, collisions detection and resolution, etc.

Thanks to the students continuous feedback, raylib has grown during this time with hundreds of improvements and additions; right now in raylib webpage there are more than 120 code examples to start with the library and more than 20 sample games to learn videogames programming.

raylib is free and open-source.


NOTE for ADVENTURERS: raylib is a programming library to enjoy videogames programming; no fancy interface, no visual helpers, no debug button... just coding in the most pure spartan-programmers way. Are you ready to learn? Jump to the code examples!