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WebGL support makes first appearance in latest Firefox 3.7 nightly builds


Google Chrome and other WebKit-based browsers aren't the only ones getting improved 3D graphics handling capabilities. As of September 18th, Firefox trunk builds include support for WebGL.

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[FSF] Free Software Supporter -- Issue 11, December/January 2009


* LibrePlanet Conference 2009!
* FSF files suit against Cisco for GPL violations
* BadVista: We hardly knew ye
* GCC libraries get updated license exception
* An open response to Chris Frey regarding GFDL 1.3
* Updating the Free Software Definition
* More background about the Cisco case
* The bootable membership cards are (finally) here!
* 3D graphics are 100% free software

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Blender 2.46 released


The work of the past half year - also thanks to the open movie project "Big Buck Bunny" - has resulted in a greatly improved feature set, now released as Blender 2.46, the "Bunny release"!

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Graphics and Free Software: a great 2007, but where is OpenGL?


2007 was probably The Year Of Free Graphics: AMD/ATI’s specs, a new totally Mesa , output hotplugging via XRandR and the announcement of new shiny OpenGL specs. While this all was truly great, the OpenGL releases never happened, and there are no updates on the topic.

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Free/Open-source 3D Graphics Software


3D computer graphics software refers to programs used to create 3D computer-generated imagery. There are typically many stages in the "pipeline" that studios use to create 3D objects for film and games, and this article only covers some of the software used. Note that most of the 3D packages have a very plugin-oriented architecture, and high-end plugins costing tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars are often used by studios. Larger studios usually create enormous amounts of proprietary software to run alongside these programs. But thankfully, there are always free/open-source software alternatives that can help produce highly commendable 3D animations like it did in the short film entitled “Elephants Dream”.

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