SAN FRANCISCO (08/25/2000) - Manning Publications Co. has recently published 3D User Interfaces with Java 3D, written by Jon Barrilleaux. Geared toward an audience of interface designers and programmers, the book is intended to aid in the development of sophisticated 3D interfaces that do not require external devices such as data gloves. Barrilleaux discusses 3D interface design as it relates to e-commerce, system monitoring, and data visualization and focuses on implementing designs using Java 3D.
Several portions of the book, including the table of contents and three full chapters, are now available online, free of charge. Customers can also download an e-book edition or purchase a hard copy. The e-book edition costs $13.50; the hard copy is $49.95. http://www.manning.com/barrilleaux/