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3D Programming for Windows® by Charles Petzold

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Chapter 9. Applications and Curiosa

In this chapter:

"Control Templates" 367

3D Visualization of Data 379

Mimicking Real World Objects 387

Interactive Mouse Tracking 398

Printing in 3D 405

Anaglyphs 413

I said in the Introduction to this book that the 3D facilities of the Windows Presentation Foundation were not designed for graphics-intensive games or the next animated blockbuster movie. Instead, they are intended to let you easily integrate 3D into your WPF applications to provide a richer experience for your users.

I created the programs in this chapter to demonstrate some interesting techniques in 3D graphics, but also to give you some ideas—and perhaps stimulate your imagination—about how 3D can play a role in your own applications.

Control Templates ...

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