3d

A 2-post collection

Silverlight TV 77: Exploring 3D with Aaron Oneal

This week Aaron Oneal, program manager of the Silverlight 3D efforts, joins John to discuss the 3D APIs in Silverlight 5 beta. Aaron was instrumental in working on the 3D features and helped to create the 3D Solar Wind and 3D HouseBuilder demos. Aaron reviews the features and explores how they all work by demoing the Solar Wind sample application. This is a great walk through of a nice app that you can apply to your own 3D efforts. Relevant links: John's blog and on Twitter (@john_papa) Aaron's blog and on Twitter (@aaron_oneal) Shawn Hargreaves' blog on game programming with XNA Solar Wind sample app 3D Housebuilder demo Babylon Engine and Toolkit Balder...


Silverlight 5 3D Housebuilder Project Shown at MIX11

I presented this application during the MIX11 Day 2 keynote to demonstrate the new 3D features in Silverlight 5 along with a few other new Silverlight 5 features including RelativeSource Ancestor, Data Binding Debugging, Implicit DataTemplates, and Binding in Style Setters. Download it now You can download the source for the 3D Housebuilder on the MSDN Code Sample Gallery Application workflow Select a type of house to start from a base model Add details like doors and windows and customize their color Change the camera angle using the arrow keys The brick house has layering, so you can remove layers and view the interior of the house View the final price list of materials Technical topics Integrate Silverlight UI with...