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Re: Any good 3D library?

From: <shanest@jhu.edu>
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2008 19:03:13 -0400
Message-ID: <6969c7950810221603m605fec26ua4548fe45bc1133@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Peter Bergström" <pbergstr@gmail.com>
Cc: "Albretch Mueller" <lbrtchx@gmail.com>, www-svg@w3.org

Peter, thanks for the feedback!

The error you get with Webkit is a byproduct of the current reliance
on jQuery SVG speaking.  The 1.0.0 version of my library will be
completely independent and should render in Webkit.  Additionally, I
also wrote a 2D function plotter (see
) and it works fully well in IE with Adobe SVG, which the 3D renderer
does not for some reason.  Anyone know why this might be the case?

Please let me know what you find when you use the library as I am
always trying to improve it.  New features, better design patterns,

On 10/22/08, Peter Bergström <pbergstr@gmail.com> wrote:
> That's very cool! I will have to try this out more.
> I tried the demos in Webkit and it said that it wasn't supported. (It
> works great in Firefox though) I know that there are certain aspects
> of SVG that is not supported completely (for example animate) that you
> may need but I don't necessarily think that it needs to be completely
> blocked.
> - Peter
> On Oct 22, 2008, at 10:33 AM, Shane Steinert-Threlkeld wrote:
>> Similarly, I have some slides explaining the rendering process in
>> more detail.  After I create a few more detailed images of the
>> process, I will post these slides as well.
>> On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 1:32 PM, Shane Steinert-Threlkeld <shanest@jhu.edu
>> > wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have developed such a library at http://mathworx.org
>> There is complete documentation at http://mathworx.org/mathworx/docs/
>> It is written in JavaScript and uses jQuery for some basic
>> functionality as explained in the documentation.
>> Demo:
>> http://cis.jhu.edu/~shanest/js/mathworx/3D/testbutton.html
>> http://www.pikappa.ch/svg/3D/testdraw.html
>> I am currently working on a full version 1.0 release, which will be
>> called Mathnetics and will be completely free-standing (i.e. no
>> jQuery).
>> Regards,
>> Shane
>> On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 12:59 PM, Albretch Mueller
>> <lbrtchx@gmail.com> wrote:
>>  Hi,
>> ~
>>  I am currently looking for a 3D library (preferably a java one to so
>> some visual 3D rotations and translations I would like to perform on
>> basic 3D geometric solid objects, say regular (, or non-regular)
>> tetrahedra and icosahedra
>> ~
>>  Can you tell me of any you know of and how well do they do  3D
>> modeling? Preferably with some links showcasing features and
>> possibilities
>> ~
>>  Thank you
>>  lbrtchx
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