Posted by on 2008-04-14

FIVe3D AS3 released

Good news reached my RSS reader this morning. Zeh Fernando on his blog is informing us that Mathieu Badimon just released his 3D engine in AS3 – FIVe3d.

With all the hype about Papervision3D, Away3D and others, FIVe3d is an interesting tool to look at, because unlike others it renders 3D graphics using vector rather than bitmap data. There are some cases, like projects with lots of simple shapes with no textures and, above all, text, where this approach should give much better results. Check out the project site and you will immediately see what I mean.

There is an excellent post by Andy Zupko about rendering text in Papervision3D, that describes some tips and tricks to use text in PV3D. I think it would be interesting to compare how those two engines are dealing with this.

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Everyday3D is a blog by Bartek Drozdz

The blog is about web development and realtime 3d graphics. Started in 2007, first it focused on Flash (remember?) then Unity3d, WebGL and eventually - Virtual Reality and 360 photography. In 2016, Bartek co-founded Kuula - a virtual tour software - where he works currently.