Last modified on 17 July 2008, at 21:26

Wings 3D/User Manual/Wings3D Links

8.1 Wings3D Links Wings3D Home Page – Here you will find the latest source code and Windows binaries, several tutorials and some useful links. Link: www.wings3d.com

SourceForge Wings Project Page – Here you can find both the current and historical source code and release notes, file a bug reports, or log feature requests. Link: http://sourceforge.net/projects/wings

Erlang – the Wings programming language. The best reference is the PDF document Concurrent Programming in Erlang which is the first six chapters of a book by the same name. Most of the people now writing plug-ins for Wings got started by reading this document. You will also find a Glossary, an Index and a Getting Started guide at the same site. Link: http://www.erlang.org/

Wings Warm & Fuzzy 3D – Wings discussions. This is the unofficial Official Wings Board. This is where most of the on-line Wings discussion takes place, especially oriented to helping new users and for hashing out development issues. Link: http://pub33.ezboard.com/bnendowingsmirai

CGChat Wings Board – A Wings discussion board more centered around the art of modeling with Wings. They tend to run Seminars on a given modeling topic. Link: http://www.cgchat.com/board/forumdisplay.php?s=&forumid=69

Bernie's Downloads – Many free models in .wings format plus other 3D resources. Link: http://www.bernieloehn.de/downloads.html

3dbaseart – a Wings tutorial on building a drag car. Link: http://www.3dbasedart.com/

Wings3D Tutorial: Soccer Ball – a tutorial by Anthony D'Agostino on making a soccer ball with wings. Anthony is a master at modeling geometric shapes, and this tutorial is Wings3D specific. Link: http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/scorpius/tut-wings-soccer.htm

And there are two links that may help you understand the winged edge data structure of Wings that I would like to point you to. The first one is The Winged Edge Data Structure by Dr. Ching- Kuang Shene. This is the reference used by Bjorn Gustravson to develop Wings. Link: http://www.cs.mtu.edu/~shene/COURSES/cs3621/NOTES/model/winged-e.html

And you can find winged edge topology illustrated from a geographic point of view here: Link: http://www.bequia.swinternet.co.uk/edgeex.html