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Welcome to X3DOM

Welcome to X3DOM’s documentation. This documentation is divided into different parts: Guide, Reference and Notes. We recommend that you read the Getting started section of the Guide first. Besides the getting started there is also a more detailed First steps with X3DOM tutorial that shows how to create complete (albeit small) application. If you’d rather dive into the internals of X3DOM, check out the API documentation.


If you are looking for information on a specific function, class or method, this part of the documentation is for you.

About X3DOM

X3DOM is an experimental open source framework and runtime to integrate HTML5 and declarative 3D content. You are currently looking at the documentation of the development version. Things are not stable yet, but if you have some feedback, let us know.

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