Can I build my projects without an internet connection?

#1

I see in Preferences that there is a URL to a ‘build server’. Does this mean that I can not build my projects on my local computer and need an internet connection to build a game?

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#2

You can build your projects without a net connection if you use no native extensions. I think if you have already built your native extensions once and did not modify them since then you won’t need a net connection for subsequent builds either.

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#3

Thanks. But what are native extensions? I am completely new to Defold.

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#4

Native extensions are native code which is compiled into your engine binary to give extra functionality. For example

You can find more on the assets portal

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