Water Effect – a Fast Solution

Today we will learn to create one more PV3D great effect – Water Effect. Simulate water  is not so easy, when it comes to processor power, but this attempt refers to 800×600. Below is the result we are going to have:

By Tina Zennand 2010-12-07 0 71
Branches Growing, Flowing and Rotating 3D Effect

Today we’d like to talk about a great effect that can be achieved with Papervision 3D: auto generated branches. The author of the tutorial, a talented Flash programmer Andreas Jirenius, will tell you how to create this amazing effect with branches flowing, growing and rotating around each other.

By Tina Zennand 2010-11-29 0 74
Explode/Rebuild Image Tutorial

In this post we are going to try to make an image to explode and rebuild again with the help of Papervision 3D. This tutorial shows how to create this great effect using the latest version code. This effect is quite simple. You choose any image you want,  break it into smaller bitmaps with the

By Tina Zennand 2010-10-29 0 71
A Simple Papervision Carousel Tutorial

The carousel effect created with Papervision 3D is a good choice, when it comes to image galleries. This effect makes Flash galleries very attractive and memorable for visitors. So, today we decided to talk about this great Papervision 3D effect. In the tutorial below the author explains how to create a Papervision Carousel in its

By Tina Zennand 2010-10-19 0 85
Papervision 3D Programming Tutorial – WOW Physics

WOW is a physics engine that developers a taste of real time, 3D physics.  It has some restrictions, such as detecting collisions between spheres, or between a sphere and a plane. But anyway, looking at it we can say that Flash physics is perspective. This great tutorial from Matthew Casperson shows how to use Papervision

By Tina Zennand 2010-09-15 0 67
Advanced Materials in Papervision 3D 2.0: Applying Shaders and Shaded Materials

Today we will talk about the Advanced Materials in Papervision 3D. These three great tutorials from Jim Foley will give you the essential info as for Papervision 2.0 Materials: you will learn what Materials are available to us in Papervision 3D and also get the detailed info on applying them to the object. You will

By Tina Zennand 2010-08-25 0 74
Two Ways of Dragging in 3D: the Easy Way and the Right Way

With the help of these two great tutorials from Andy Zupko you will get familiar with two ways of dragging in 3D. 1. The Easy Way of Gragging in 3D It is no appropriate solution to drag an object in 3D in multiple directions using the tools that are already built into Papervision 3D. If

By Tina Zennand 2010-08-17 1 66
Papervision 3D – Video Tutorials (Part 2)

In this post we continue the theme of Papervision 3D video tutorials for all those who prefer video training instead of written tutorials. From this tutorials you will learn how to how to create an object in PV3D, how to build an interactive Papervision 3D scene, how to implement Papervision 3D within Flex using an

By Tina Zennand 2010-08-05 1 60
Creating 3D chart in Papervision 3D

Papervision 3D is one of the most interesting ways to visualize data. We can can use the three dimensional lines to create interactive 3d charting, modeling, or graphing components. This example shows a really basic rotating 3D chart. There are two important things that it shows. 1) A three dimensional scatter plot. 2) A three

By Tina Zennand 2010-07-28 0 72
Getting Started with Papervision 3D: Tutorials for Beginners. Part 2

In this post we continue the theme of Papervision 3D tutorials for beginners. With these useful and well written tutorials you will learn about Papervision 3D basics and get familiar with Papervision 2.0 Alpha, also known as “Great White”.  Also, you will learn how to implement market-hit game with Papervision 3D, how to create a

By Tina Zennand 2010-07-15 6 85