“The release of Mac OS X Lion will debut a new development framework called Scene Kit, which developers say will support easy to implement 3D rendering within their apps,” AppleInsider reports.
“A developer familiar with Lion has explained that the new framework will support the import, manipulation and rendering of three dimensional assets, handing the complex end of 3D graphics for app developers,” AppleInsider reports. This makes Scene Kit similar to the Core Animation data visualization API Apple launched in 10.5 Leopard (which was based upon the Layer Kit developed for the iPhone OS to provide easy to use transitions and other motion graphic effects).”
AppleInsider reports, “Scene Kit is ‘consistent’ with the APIs of Apple’s other graphical frameworks, including Image Kit and Core Animation, and does not require advanced 3D graphical programming skills.”
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