Getting Started with the Java 3D API
by Dennis J. Bouvier
Publisher: Sun Microsystems, Inc. 1999
Number of pages: 273
The Java 3D API is a hierarchy of Java classes which serve as the interface to a sophisticated three-dimensional graphics and sound rendering system. Despite all of this functionality, the API is straightforward to use. This tutorial introduces the main concepts of the Java 3D API, including many code samples, examples, and diagrams.
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