Light

public class Light

Light property store.

Nested Classes

class Light.Builder Factory class for Light  
enum Light.Type Type of Light Source  

Public Methods

static Light.Builder
builder(Light.Type type)
Constructs a default light, if nothing else is set
Color
getColor()
Get the RGB Color of the light.
float
getFalloffRadius()
Get the falloff radius of the light.
float
getInnerConeAngle()
Get the inner cone angle for spotlights.
float
getIntensity()
Get the intensity of the light.
float
getOuterConeAngle()
Get the outer cone angle for spotlights.
Light.Type
getType()
Get the light Light.Type.
boolean
isShadowCastingEnabled()
Returns true if the light has shadow casting enabled.
void
setColor(Color color)
Sets the "RGB" color of the light.
void
setColorTemperature(float temperature)
Sets the "RGB" color of the light based on the desired "color temperature."
void
setFalloffRadius(float falloffRadius)
Sets the range that the light intensity falls off to zero.
void
setInnerConeAngle(float coneInner)
Spotlights shine light in a cone, this value determines the size of the inner part of the cone.
void
setIntensity(float intensity)
Sets the light intensity which determines how bright the light is in Lux (lx) or Lumens (lm) (depending on the light type).
void
setOuterConeAngle(float coneOuter)
Spotlights shine light in a cone, this value determines the size of the outer part of the cone.

Inherited Methods

Public Methods

public static Light.Builder builder (Light.Type type)

Constructs a default light, if nothing else is set

Parameters
type

public Color getColor ()

Get the RGB Color of the light.

public float getFalloffRadius ()

Get the falloff radius of the light.

public float getInnerConeAngle ()

Get the inner cone angle for spotlights.

public float getIntensity ()

Get the intensity of the light.

public float getOuterConeAngle ()

Get the outer cone angle for spotlights.

public Light.Type getType ()

Get the light Light.Type.

public boolean isShadowCastingEnabled ()

Returns true if the light has shadow casting enabled.

public void setColor (Color color)

Sets the "RGB" color of the light. Note that intensity is a separate parameter, so you should set the pure color (i.e. each channel is in the [0,1] range). However setting values outside that range is valid.

Parameters
color "RGB" color, the default is 0xffffffff

public void setColorTemperature (float temperature)

Sets the "RGB" color of the light based on the desired "color temperature."

Parameters
temperature color temperature in Kelvin on a scale from 1,000 to 10,000K. Typical commercial and residential lighting falls somewhere in the 2000K to 6500K range.

public void setFalloffRadius (float falloffRadius)

Sets the range that the light intensity falls off to zero. This has no affect on the DIRECTIONAL type.

Parameters
falloffRadius the light radius in world units, default is 10.0

public void setInnerConeAngle (float coneInner)

Spotlights shine light in a cone, this value determines the size of the inner part of the cone. The intensity is interpolated between the inner and outer cone angles - meaning if they are the same than the cone is perfectly sharp. Generally you will want the inner cone to be smaller than the outer cone to avoid aliasing.

Parameters
coneInner inner cone angle in radians, default 0.5

public void setIntensity (float intensity)

Sets the light intensity which determines how bright the light is in Lux (lx) or Lumens (lm) (depending on the light type). Larger values produce brighter lights and near zero values generate very little light. A household light bulb will generally have an intensity between 800 - 2500 lm whereas sunlight will be around 120,000 lx. There is no absolute upper bound but values larger than sunlight (120,000 lx) are generally not needed.

Parameters
intensity the intensity of the light, values greater than one are valid. The intensity will be clamped and cannot be zero or negative. For directional lights the default is 420 lx. For other other lights the default is 2500 lm.

public void setOuterConeAngle (float coneOuter)

Spotlights shine light in a cone, this value determines the size of the outer part of the cone. The intensity is interpolated between the inner and outer cone angles - meaning if they are the same than the cone is perfectly sharp. Generally you will want the inner cone to be smaller than the outer cone to avoid aliasing.

Parameters
coneOuter outer cone angle in radians, default is 0.6

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