3d programming without opengl

Paul McGuire ptmcg at austin.rr._bogus_.com
Tue Oct 31 10:22:40 CET 2006


"Paul McGuire" <ptmcg at austin.rr._bogus_.com> wrote in message 
news:iHD1h.25601$GR2.12249 at tornado.texas.rr.com...
> "nelson -" <nelson1977 at gmail.com> wrote in message 
> news:mailman.1526.1162280594.11739.python-list at python.org...
>> hi!
>>   i want to build up a simple 3d interactive geometry application in
>> python. Since i want to run it without 3D acceleration (a scene will
>> be quite simple) I was wondering if there was a library in python that
>> allow me to build 3D graphic without the need to use OpenGL.... I
>> google but i can't find nothing interesting... (the best would be a
>> pure python solution)
>>
>> Thanks,
>>  nelson
>
> Here's a page (http://www.vrplumber.com/py3d.py) with links to 73 possible 
> libraries.
>
> I've played with Slut (http://slut.sourceforge.net/) and it is quite easy 
> to work with.  Here's a Flash movie (recorded using Wink) of a sphere that 
> I programmed and rotated about: 
> http://www.geocities.com/ptmcg/python/sphere1.htm, and here is the program 
> that created it: http://www.geocities.com/ptmcg/python/vecSlut2.py.txt.
>
> The demos that come with Slut are quite impressive, too.  The Slut project 
> web page summarizes them here 
> (http://slut.sourceforge.net/examples/index.html), but the little videos 
> don't do them justice.
>
> -- Paul
>
>
Well, shoot, I killed my free bandwidth on GeoCities with that link to the 
Flash animation!

I've uploaded a smaller video, should support 20-25 views/hour, instead of 3 
like the old one.  Please bear with me.

Thanks,
-- Paul





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