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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 you create an invisible Plane object, you can detect where it is hit by the mouse in 3D space and then move the object to that position.


This way is rather good, but it is definitelya difficult approach to dragging objects in 3D.

To get the detailed tutorial and get the source you may here.

2. The Right Way of Dragging in 3D

This way is much more easy and stylish than the previous one.  In the 1st way the author introduced some new functions of dragging in 3D. Those functions can be used for much more than just for dragging. And this 2nd way teaches us make a good use of them.


Click here to view the detailed tutorial and get the source.

Tina Zennand
Tina is a writer who has been working with MotoCMS since early 2010. In her articles she covers various aspects of web design and web development. She is also a marketing manager for MotoCMS websites. You can follow her on Twitter or Google +.
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