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Mastering Leap Motion by Brandon Sanders

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Structure of the Leap Motion Application Programming Interface (API)

The Leap Motion API, while containing many complex and advanced features, is relatively simple. At the time of writing this book, there are about 23 different classes within the API, each one serving a different task.

Many of the classes are utilities that you won't directly instantiate; FingerList, Handlist, ToolList, Pointable, and so forth are some examples of these kinds of classes. On the other hand (no pun intended), we have classes that contain data about a specific hand, finger, or other object, such as the Finger, Hand, and Tool classes. In almost all cases, the API classes are intuitively named and relatively easy to remember. Now, why don't we go over some of the more ...

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