Java 3D is a scene graph based 3D application programming interface (API) for the Java platform. It runs atop either OpenGL or Direct3D. Since version 1.2, Java 3D has been developed under the Java Community Process. A Java 3D scene graph is a directed acyclic graph (DAG).


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One of the problems that cropped up while converting our Java3D PageFlow PDF viewer mode to JavaFX was the issue of how to replicate...
Leon Atherton
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Announcing the PageFlow PDF Viewer Mode in JavaFX!

JavaFX has come a long way since it’s inception back in 2007. One of the main things that we took away with us from...
Leon Atherton
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A few years ago, we completely overhauled our simple, static PageFlow mode and started from scratch with Java 3D. It’s served us well, but...
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JavaFX vs Java3D: First Impressions

One of the more ‘flashy’ features in our Java PDF Viewer is the ‘PageFlow’ mode. Java3D provides a nice reflective stage with the pages...
Leon Atherton
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