SmartFoxServer is a comprehensive SDK for rapidly developing multiplayer games and applications with Adobe Flash/Flex/Air, Unity, HTML5, iOS, Windows Phone 8, Android, Java, Windows 8, C++ and more.
SmartFoxServer comes with a rich set of features, an impressive documentation set, tens of examples with their source, powerful administration tools and a very active support forum.

Born in 2004, and evolving continuously since then, today SmartFoxServer is the leading middleware to create large scale multiplayer games, MMOs and virtual communities.
Thanks to its simplicity of use, versatility and performance, it currently powers hundreds of projects all over the world, from small chats and turn-based games to massive virtual worlds and realtime games.

December 14th, 2017SFS2X 2.13.1 update is available!

We’ve just released the new SmartFoxServer 2X update 2.13.1

The release provides security fixes for a third party library, support for Java 8 lambdas in server side code and performance improvements.

You can read the full release notes and download the update at this page.

July 24th, 2017HTML5 / JavaScript tutorials

We just published the first batch of HTML5 / JavaScript tutorials describing the following examples in details:

  • Connector
    Learn how to configure the client and make your first connection
  • Simple Chat
    Learn how to create a basic chat environment for connected users
  • Advanced Chat
    Learn how to create a complete browser-based chat application featuring public chat messaging, Rooms management, private chat messaging and more
  • Game Lobby
    Learn how to create a “lobby” application where users can meet and invite each other to play games

All tutorials are available in our documentation website.

June 23rd, 2017Kotlin and SmartFoxServer 2X, part 3

This is the third and final chapter of our explorations with Kotlin and SmartFoxServer 2X. After building the first Kotlin extension in part one and creating a basic client app in part two we’re now completing the picture with a client/server example.


June 5th, 2017Kotlin and SmartFoxServer 2X, part 2

In the last article we’ve introduced Kotlin, a modern language for the JVM and now a Google approved language for Android development. We have shown how simple it is to use Kotlin on the server side to develop SmartFoxServer Extensions.

Now it’s the time to see how to integrate the SFS2X Java API with Kotlin to build a client application. (more…)

May 4th, 2017SmartFoxServer 2X 2.13 released!

A new SmartFoxServer 2X version is available that focuses mainly on JavaScript for both client and server side.

We’re gladly re-introducing JavaScript as full-fledged server-side language for Extensions, thanks to the improved performance of the Nashorn engine, provided in JDK 8. (more…)

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