Integrating a render engine in Rhinoceros 3D using RhinoCommon: MockingBird – Interactive Rendering (4/5)

This is part 4 in the series on render engine integration in Rhinoceros 3D using RhinoCommon (v6). Introduction Modal rendering ChangeQueue Interactive real-time viewport (this) Preview rendering For this plug-in we are going to do things in a slightly different way. Not because it is a must, but because it gives an interesting possibility for … Read more

Integrating a render engine in Rhinoceros 3D using RhinoCommon: MockingBird – ChangeQueue (3/5)

This is part 3 in the series on render engine integration in Rhinoceros 3D using RhinoCommon (v6). Introduction Modal rendering ChangeQueue (this) Interactive real-time viewport Preview rendering When it comes to converting a 3dm document to a form our render engine understands there are two options: the hard way, or the easy way. The hard … Read more

Integrating a render engine in Rhinoceros 3D using RhinoCommon: MockingBird – Modal rendering (2/5)

This is part 2 in the series on render engine integration in Rhinoceros 3D using RhinoCommon (v6). Introduction Modal rendering (this article) ChangeQueue Interactive real-time viewport Preview rendering To implement a modal rendering solution for Rhinoceros 3D there are two particular pieces you’ll need to create, which will allow you to render into a separate … Read more

Integrating a render engine in Rhinoceros 3D using RhinoCommon – Introduction 1/5

Integrating a render engine in Rhinoceros 3D (Rhino WIP) If you’re a render engine developer and you’re thinking of writing an integration plug-in for the upcoming Rhino 6 (still lovingly called Rhino WIP) then you definitely should keep reading on. For this series I’ll be looking into how one would go about integrating a render … Read more

A Game Project: Brickoku

For years I’ve been thinking about memory-efficient ways to represent Lego-models created with 2×2 bricks. This started all the way back in 2002-2003 when we discussed with my former colleague Teemu Pakarinen ways to generate all possible Lego models for a given set of bricks. During Spring 2012 I worked out together with my brother-in-law … Read more