Java 3D 1.2.1_04 API Install Notes

 

Java 3D 1.2.1_04 Requirements

  • For Solaris:
  • For Windows (OpenGL version):
    • Windows NT 4.0 (Service Pack 3), Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP
    • Java2 SDK 1.3 or later from Sun Microsystems. This includes the Java Plug-In (JPI) to update Java in your browser.
    • OpenGL 1.1 from Microsoft or an accelerator which supports OpenGL 1.1. For more information about OpenGL, visit the OpenGL.org web site.
  • For Windows (DirectX version):
    • Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows XP, or Windows 2000
    • Java2 SDK 1.3 or later from Sun Microsystems. This includes the Java Plug-In (JPI) to update Java in your browser.
    • Microsoft DirectX 7.0 or later, available from Microsoft.

Java 3D 1.2.1_04 Install instructions:

  1. Download the appropriate Java 3D runtime executable from the download page on the developer.java.sun.com web site:
    • Solaris:
      • Runtime only : java3d-1_2_1_04-solsparc-rt.bin
      • Runtime and SDK: java3d-1_2_1_04-solsparc-sdk.bin
    • Windows OpenGL:
      • Runtime only : java3d-1_2_1_04-win32-opengl-rt.exe
      • Runtime and SDK: java3d-1_2_1_04-win32-opengl-sdk.exe
    • Windows DirectX:
      • Runtime only : java3d-1_2_1_04-win32-directx-rt.exe
      • runtime and SDK: java3d-1_2_1_04-win32-directx-sdk.exe

  2. Run the executable:
  3. For Windows, the downloaded objects are InstallShield executables.

    For Solaris, the download objects are self extracting shell scripts. The sdk script should be run from the top level of the Java 2 SDK. The runtime script should be run from the jre directory.

  4. After Java 3D is installed:
  5. Once the release has been extracted, the documentation for Java 3D may be downloaded and extracted.

  6. Setting CLASSPATH
  7. If Java 3D is installed into the JDK or JRE, you do not need to include the Java 3D jar files in your CLASSPATH, nor do you need to include the Java 3D shared libraries in your PATH or LD_LIBRARY_PATH. You should include "." in your CLASSPATH or ensure that CLASSPATH is not set.