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Re^3: 3d scientific graphing

by bret.foreman (Acolyte)
on Aug 06, 2004 at 00:03 UTC ( #380417=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: 3d scientific graphing
in thread 3d scientific graphing

Yes, PDL::Graphics::TriD is a powerful all-PERL solution. A cursory look through the documentation did not reveal any obvious way to use it inside a CGI script, but I'm still studying the problem. If I can find a way to get it to put out GIF or another format that PERL knows how to show in a browser, I'll be set.

Thanks,
Bret

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Re^4: 3d scientific graphing
by etj (Chaplain) on Jun 23, 2022 at 15:15 UTC
    To zoom out (ha!) from the problem a bit: web-usable 3D visualisation is probably best done with an idiomatic 3D technology; back in 2004, VRML, now X3D or similar. There are easy ways to visualise STL in a web context, and PDL can output STL today. PDL is intended to do X3D Real Soon Now™; see IndexedFaceSet to 3D lines in two lines of PDL.

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