Math knots, parameteric wire springs, double helixes, and voronoi patterns are just some of the shape generators coming out of the community. You can browse through them on the generators tour page or access them directly through the inspector whilst editing a project. Navigating through the many generators, adjusting parametric sliders and view their code is inspirational and really shows this feature is excellent. It’s fast and runs in your browser in using OpenGL.
Aside from declaring some parameters and generating geometry, there are lots of other things a Shape Generator may do so it became necessary to encapsulate all of the responsibilities in a clean interface that caters to our object-oriented developers.
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