New 3ds file reader and Viewer3D
I am preparing to post an article with the new 3ds file reader and new Viewer3d to the CodeProject. I am currently writing the text for the article - the hard part for me :) - hopefully it will be posted in the next week. The code is already written and is available for download from here.
There is plenty of new features in the new version. The most important is ability to read all the 3d objects from 3ds file. Also the mapping coordinates are imported - it is possible to put textures or VisualBrushes on the objects. The cameras and lights are imported too.
The Viewer3d also looks much nicer. It uses lots of Avalon's "cookies" like style triggers, storyboards, ...