[vtkusers] ANN: VTK Book Examples
bill.lorensen at gmail.com
Sat Oct 7 12:11:38 EDT 2017
Here are some rough instructions on how to convert examples:
On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 2:30 PM, Andrew Maclean
<andrew.amaclean at gmail.com> wrote:
> A long while ago, I converted most of the VTK Book examples from TCL to
> Python, (Sept 2014 to be precise). I still have the converted examples and
> notes as to where conversions failed.
> No one was interested at the time.
> If you want I can zip up the code and send it to you.
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Bill Lorensen <bill.lorensen at gmail.com>
>> To: VTK Users <vtkusers at vtk.org>, VTK Developers <vtk-developers at vtk.org>
>> Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2017 11:52:55 -0700
>> Subject: [vtkusers] ANN: VTK Book Examples
>> We've started an effort to convert all of the examples mentioned in
>> the VTK Book. This is a works in progress.
>> Since some of the API's have changed, the new implementations may
>> differ from those in the book. Also, since Tcl used less frequently,
>> the examples have been converted to C++. The examples are also
>> enhanced by newer VTK features, like vtkNamedColors and
>> Each Figure example
>> 1) links to the source code of the new implementation,
>> 2) links to the doxygen documentation for classes demonstrated,
>> 3) shows the original figure caption and,
>> 4) if the example produces an image, links to the full resolution image.
>> 5) If the caption includes a source file reference, e.g. bluntStr.cxx
>> or rotations.tcl, that reference links to the original source code.
>> Go to: https://lorensen.github.io/VTKExamples/site/VTKBookFigures/
>> Figures that have been converted will show an image on the right:
>> For example see:
>> Please enjoy this new effort to revive the VTK Figure examples.
> Andrew J. P. Maclean
Unpaid intern in BillsBasement at noware dot com
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