3D Programming for Windows: Three-Dimensional Graphics by Charles Petzold

By Charles Petzold

Get a targeted creation to programming 3D photos with the home windows Presentation beginning 3D API. Complementing his publication functions = Code + Markup, award-winning writer Charles Petzold builds on XAML necessities, instructing you ways to show and animate 3D pictures lower than the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 and home windows Vista. You’ll get specialist tips and code samples in XAML and Microsoft visible C#— supporting you grasp the abilities you want to create high-fidelity person interfaces.

Discover how to:
* outline advanced 3D items with triangle meshes
* improve the illumination of 3D surfaces with gentle and shading effects
* colour 3D figures with gradients, bitmaps, and drawings
* upload animation with transforms and vertex manipulation
* characterize linear, affine, and digicam transforms by utilizing matrices
* Calculate vector angles, angles of rotation, and axes of rotation
* Generate triangle meshes successfully through the use of C# code
* exhibit rotation by utilizing quaternion computation
* supply a person interface for manipulating and drawing 3D figures

PLUS—Get visible C# and XAML code samples at the Web

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