There are several tools that have been created to help you build your game in MPF.
The MPF Monitor is a graphical utility you can use to interact with a running instance of MPF. See lights change in action, click to control switches, and lay out everything on an image of your playfield.
The interactive MC lets you create YAML configurations for slides and widgets in realtime and see them on a display. This is great for fine tuning and tweaking your slides.
The MPF service cli is a fast way to debug or troubleshoot your machine during development and operation.
A command to prepare production config bundles.
A lightshow generator for MPF.
IDE support for your editor to support auto-complete for MPF configs.
Reformat your MPF config files.
Run single file tests to reproduce problems or verify behavior.
Commands to debug, upgrade or benchmark your hardware.
Fuzz your machine using afl to find crashes in MPF, your config or your code. Currently not documented. Let us know if you want to use it.
The hardware debugger allows you to scan all your configured hardware platforms. In some cases it also supports firmware updates and configuration settings. See mpf hardware for details.
- GUI config builder
- Music builder / looper / manager
- Show builder
- Slide / animation tool
- Auto machine documentation builder
- Device / asset explorer (Why did this sound stop? Why is this LED red? etc)
Something missing or wrong? You can fix it!
This website is edited by people like you! Is something wrong or missing? Is something out of date, or can you explain it better?
Please help us! You can fix it yourself and be an official "open source" contributor!
It's easy! See our Beginner's guide to editing the docs.
Page navigation via the keyboard: < >
You can navigate this site via the keyboard. There are two modes:
General navigation, when search is not focused:
- F , S , / : open search dialog
- P , , : go to previous page
- N , . : go to next page
While using the search function:
- Down , Up : select next / previous result
- Esc , Tab : close search
- Enter : go to highlighted page in the results