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By Charles Petzold

ISBN-10: 0735623945

ISBN-13: 9780735623941

Get a concentrated creation to programming 3D images with the home windows Presentation origin 3D API. Complementing his booklet purposes = Code + Markup, award-winning writer Charles Petzold builds on XAML necessities, instructing you the way to demonstrate and animate 3D snap shots below the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 and home windows Vista. You’ll get professional counsel and code samples in XAML and Microsoft visible C#— aiding you grasp the abilities you must create high-fidelity consumer interfaces.

Discover how to:
* outline complicated 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 digital camera transforms through the use of matrices
* Calculate vector angles, angles of rotation, and axes of rotation
* Generate triangle meshes successfully through the use of C# code
* exhibit rotation through the use of quaternion computation
* offer a person interface for manipulating and drawing 3D figures

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

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