[thelist] 3D rendering in browser

Barney Carroll barney.carroll at gmail.com
Fri May 29 01:21:43 CDT 2009

The only thing I could conscionably recommend to you is a 3D API plugin for
Flash along the lines of

http://www.papervision3d.org/ or http://www.flashsandy.org/

As Hassan mentioned, there are some very powerful ways of using Javascript
on Canvas elements dancing about:

I wouldn't seriously recommend a JS+<canvas/> solution for a popular product
though, since the browser's Javascript engine and PC power really come into
play, and graphics acceleration is entirely unappreciated.

Barney Carroll
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2009/5/28 Paul Bennett <Paul.Bennett at mch.govt.nz>

> Agreed, it's one of those interfaces that is initially "eeew" and later
> grows on you.
> Pretty gutsy move for JasMax (a reasonably large architecture firm) and
> amazing that Fracture convinced them to do it.
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