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18 Sep 2009

Away3D 3.4.2: Pixel Bender to the max!

by Rob Bateman Away3D 3.4.2: Pixel Bender to the max!

Away3D has got a shiny new suit thanks to Flash Player 10 and Pixel Bender, with a completely new set of material shaders and filters that offer more detail than ever before. Written by recent new recruit and pixel-maestro David Lenaerts, the shaders offer a vast array of new options…

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15 Sep 2009

Prefab3D 1.0: From Scene to Scenic

by Rob Bateman Prefab3D 1.0: From Scene to Scenic

For a long time, Away3D has been about the pursuit of rendering high-quality, realtime 3D in Flash. However, for the same amount of time, there has been a completely different set of skills emerging around the creation of the 3D content itself, to get the best out of the engine.…

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11 Sep 2009

Away3D Lite v1.0: fastest and smallest 3d engine in Flash.

by Rob Bateman Away3D Lite v1.0: fastest and smallest 3d engine in Flash.

Filesize and framerate are generally two of the biggest concerns when using a 3d framework in Flash. Many a mail,  comment and blog has written the relative merits of one engine over another in these terms. Everyone wants more for less, faster for smaller, better for cheaper. In fact, we…

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06 Sep 2009

Warping 3D Text

by Alejandro Santander Warping 3D Text

Now that Away3D supports the creation of 3d vector text fields, aligning and animating text fields along 3D curves has been one of the big todos on our list. You can now experiment with our first attempts on a solution for achieving this, using latest sources from the 3.4.1 FP10…

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