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What is Flare3D?

When I am playing FarmVille2 on Facebook, I saw a notice on the bottom:

Powered by Flare3D Engine. Copyright © 2012

What is Flare3D Engine? I know FarmVille2 is powered by Adobe Flash. But, what is Flare3D?

Based on the author bios on Adobe developer page, it said so:

Flare3D is a platform for creating 3D content for Flash and takes advantage of the Molehill GPU rendering. Content generated with Flare3D for flash doesn’t require any additional plug-ins. There are some good reasons why a developer would benefit from using Flare3D to generate content. For example, using Stage 3D without the aid of a 3D framework is not easy and requires a specific knowledge of many 3D concepts that exceede the knowledge of most Flash developers. Flare3D transforms the complex to simple. Showing a 3D object in Flash with the Stage3D API requires hundreds of lines of code. With Flare3D, only two are necessary.

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How to install DOSBox on Windows 7

There are a lot of old programs or games can not install or run on current, or stat of art, Windows 7. DOSBox is the best way to do it. Bring me back to the old time.

Now, it is how-to shown you the steps to install DOSBox.
1) Download the appropriate version of the program for your operating system. You may need to download an installer program first.

http://www.dosbox.com/download.php?main=1

dosbox-download
The latest version is 0.74. Download the Windows binary installer.

2) Make a folder for your MS-DOS programs or games. Name it something memorable, like “DOSAPP.”

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Blender – Open Source Multimedia Software

Packt Open Source Awards always give the best choice for Open Source software. Blender is the winner of 2011 Open Source Multimedia Software.
Blender is the free open source 3D content creation suite.
The steps to do it is model – shade – animate – render – composite – interactive 3d.
See this sample.
old guy

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Sistine Chapel 3D virtual view

I just hit the page, fell it is wonderful with so good pictures and great 3D experience.
http://www.vatican.va/various/cappelle/sistina_vr/index.html
Control by mouse or arrow keypad. You can see the drawing on wall, on the ceiling.
The Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512, at the commission of Pope Julius II, is one of the most renowned artworks of the High Renaissance. The ceiling is that of the large Papal Chapel built within the Vatican between 1477 and 1480 by Pope Sixtus IV after whom it is named the Sistine Chapel. The chapel is the location for Papal Conclaves and many important services. vi wiki

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