Information Pop-ups in WinForms

We’ve had several questions about how to do a pop-up form in WinForms, similar to the one on the website.  The website pop-up is implemented entirely within the browser, using an IFrame.  Therefore, the functionality does not exist by default in the managed code alone.  However, the events you need are provided, and creating your…

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VE3D on a Mac

Parallels, which is a program that allows running Windows software on a Mac, has recently released version 4, which has support for DirectX 9.0.  This means that Mac users can now see VE3D in all its glory.  Well, most of it anyway.  I don’t have a Mac in my office to test with, but it kind…

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Animated Textures

In addition to using dynamic buffers to animate geometry, you can also animate the textures on geometry.  This is accomplished by using BitmapProvider.  A BitmapProvider at its simplest is just a wrapper for a Bitmap, which can be used as the icon for a pushpin or the data for a texture that should be applied…

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Animation Redux

This sample was released before, but didn’t have a version that could run on the web without an install. The new version in the samples pack is almost exactly the same, so I won’t go over it again in detail.  This post is just to show it off interactively. See it in action! When the page…

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