Programming, Metaverses, APIs

Data Abstraction Layers in the Metaverse— Why Metaverse Devs Have All the Fun

Hint: It’s because metaverses typically require multiple data sources. :-)

AI image courtesy of Midjourney. I asked it to imagine “a wild and imaginative metaverse scene with numerous characters and avatars present. Feeling is positive, optimistic, and technical — ar 3:2 — s 250 — v 6.0”. I think it did a fantastic job here, and will be useful in the article below, as it’s got a lot going on (and that’s what we’re going to talk about!).

I thought it would be fun to talk about Data Abstraction Layers (DALs) a bit today, as many of my readers are huge fans of metaverses (e.g., The Sandbox Game, Decentraland, etc.), which…