Information about RaveWorld

The first purpose of this applet is to create a world with moving lights in a dark environment. The second purpose is to test lights in Java-3D. I tried to make the code as small and simple as possible and avoid too much unnecessary details in the created world, to make it pure and effective.

I use the same material on the Shape3d- objects with four different lights in an outer circle and four lights in an inner circle. Since I do not use any textures it starts quick without any downloads and the applet works fast and easy.

I use the standard geometric primitive-classes in Java-3D. Since the light classes are leafs in the tree-structure, they can be treated the same way as Shape3D objects such as spheres and cylinders. That is why the lights can be moved.

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