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Away3D 3.6 Cookbook by Michael Ivanov

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Setting Away3D with JigLib

JigLibFlash is a full-scale physics 3D engine originally written in C++ and then ported to ActionScript. JigLibFlash has a robust set of physical behaviors which can be applied to 3D entities. At the time of writing, the main disadvantage of the engine is its heavy impact on CPU. Truth be told—it is not suited for scenes that are filled with multiple physical interactions. Although the development team works hard on the engine's optimization, it is still recommended to reduce to a minimum the number of 3D objects which should be affected by it. The library is free for both private and commercial use. You can visit the project's home page at www.jiglibflash.com.

In this recipe, we are going to learn how to set up the ...

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