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#1
[Originally posted by dale]

Hi,

Im in my final year at university, and for my dissertation, Im building a 3D
UI in order to investigate the benefits (if any) that 3D has over standard 2D
interfaces. Ive been using your book to get to grips with Java3D in interface
design, and its fantastic.

I was wondering whether I could use/extend parts of your framework for use in
my project. The final application will only be a prototype used to get
empirical data from users and will not be used commercially in any way.

Thanks for your time

Dale Brett
Leeds Metropolitan University
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#2
Re: Framework
[Originally posted by author]

I'm glad you find it useful. By all means, extends away. I've released the
book code open source, with LGPL, a while back, so now you don't even have to
ask. This release also includes some minor changes and improvements.

You can find it at http://sourceforge.net/projects/gumbo/. Look for
gumbo.J3duiBook_LGPL in the download section.

BTW: I'd also be interested in hearing what the results are on benefits of 2D
vs 3D.

--jon

> Hi,
>
> Im in my final year at university, and for my dissertation, Im building a 3D
> UI in order to investigate the benefits (if any) that 3D has over standard 2D
> interfaces. Ive been using your book to get to grips with Java3D in interface
> design, and its fantastic.
>
> I was wondering whether I could use/extend parts of your framework for use in
> my project. The final application will only be a prototype used to get
> empirical data from users and will not be used commercially in any way.
>
> Thanks for your time
>
> Dale Brett
> Leeds Metropolitan University