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Withdrawing Menu Strip

After several months of educating people that Menu Strip is not RIBBON, I have realized that most people do make that association unconsciously. To avoid any confusion, we have decided to pull the plug on the menu-strip. From the next version of GCF (and VTK Designer); you wont find the menu-strip anymore. Good old toolbar […]

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More on GCF Software Updater

In this blog I want to explain how the Software Updater module works in GCF. Towards this I have written a example program – “A simple browser”. The simple browser program provides a main-window with a address-bar (QLineEdit), where you can type a URL and the QWebView below shows the corresponding page. When the simple […]

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Software Updater Module in GCF

GCF is a application development framework for building large applications. Most real world apps out there automatically update themseleves whenever a new version is released by their vendor. We did not want apps developed using GCF to lag behind in this, so since early February this year, we have been working on a new module […]

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Sony 5.1 DVD Player + 5.1 Channel Speakers + Optoma Projector + Pulldown Screen = Proper Home Theatr

I was always a movie addict. I always wanted to have a proper home theatre, as in a PVR like theatre at home! About 4 months ago we bought a Sony DVD Player + 5.1 Channel Speakers. To be more precise, we bought this for our home. I got the system fit into my living […]

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1000 downloads of VTK Designer in 51 days!

It has been 51 days since VTK Designer 2.7 was out (on 23rd Feb). We have had close to 1000 downloads (binary, source and pdf put together) since then! In the same period the new version of GCF got 360 hits. We know of quite a few open-source project groups that are using GCF directly […]

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Menger Sponge Fractal in VTK Designer

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menger_sponge

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Fractal Terrains in VTK Designer

http://www.gameprogrammer.com/fractal.html

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More Fractals in VTK Designer – Menger Square or Sierpinski Carpet

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menger_sponge

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Fractals in VTK Designer

I am teaching a course on OpenGL programming to Computer Science Engineering students in VTU, through its EDUSAT program. In my next class I am supposed to teach rendering of fractal images/models in OpenGL. While preparing for the class, I was intruigued by Sierpinski triangle and pyramid. After writing the OpenGL code for my class, […]