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|The Geometry Service Project (GS) is the internal name for a project under development that aims to restructure the geometry management services within BRL-CAD and provide a new user interface.  More specifically, the restructuring aims to leverage an object-oriented design and encapsulate much of the existing functionality in BRL-CAD through three C++ interfaces.
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The Geometry Service Project (GS) is the internal name for a project under development that aims to restructure the geometry management services within BRL-CAD and provide a new user interface.  More specifically, the restructuring aims to leverage an object-oriented design and encapsulate much of the existing functionality in BRL-CAD through three C++ interfaces.  The GS Project consists of three major pieces:
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===The Geometry Service consists of three major pieces===
  
 
* [[iBME_GeometryEngine|Geometry Engine]] - C++ library consisting of the existing BRL-CAD libraries and added functionality such as integration of '''all''' BRL-CAD file format converters and SVN storage utilities.
 
* [[iBME_GeometryEngine|Geometry Engine]] - C++ library consisting of the existing BRL-CAD libraries and added functionality such as integration of '''all''' BRL-CAD file format converters and SVN storage utilities.
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* [[iBME_GUI|GUI]] - Standalone client that provides visualization of geometry and captures user input.  This client is connected a Geometry Service over the network via the Geometry Service Network (GSNet) Protocol.
 
* [[iBME_GUI|GUI]] - Standalone client that provides visualization of geometry and captures user input.  This client is connected a Geometry Service over the network via the Geometry Service Network (GSNet) Protocol.
  
Project implementation particulars:
 
* The Geomtery Service will be written in C/C++ to allow runtime-extensibility and reuse of code in future projects.
 
* The Geomtery Service leverages the proven and stable functionalities in BRL-CAD's libraries and binaries.
 
* The Geometry Service provides an easy to use and extensible network protocol (GSNet Protocol) for interacting with a running Geometry Server.
 
* The Geometry Engine provides a clean and easy to use API for BRL-CAD's libraries and binaries.
 
* Each of the three major pieces will be stand-alone products
 
 
 
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===Implementation Particulars===
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* The Geomtery Service will be written in C/C++ to allow runtime-extensibility and reuse of code in future projects.
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* The Geomtery Service leverages the proven and stable functionalities in BRL-CAD's libraries and binaries.
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* The Geometry Service provides an easy to use and extensible network protocol (GSNet Protocol) for interacting with a running Geometry Server.
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* The Geometry Engine provides a clean and easy to use API for BRL-CAD's libraries and binaries.
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* Each of the three major pieces will be stand-alone products
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Revision as of 11:19, 14 January 2011

Geometry Service
The Geometry Service Project (GS) is the internal name for a project under development that aims to restructure the geometry management services within BRL-CAD and provide a new user interface. More specifically, the restructuring aims to leverage an object-oriented design and encapsulate much of the existing functionality in BRL-CAD through three C++ interfaces.

The Geometry Service consists of three major pieces

  • Geometry Engine - C++ library consisting of the existing BRL-CAD libraries and added functionality such as integration of all BRL-CAD file format converters and SVN storage utilities.
  • Geometry Service - Background service that leverages a Geometry Engine, a Session Manager, an Access Manager, and a Communications Manager to facilitate multi-user, multi-threaded, networked access to the Geometry Engine.
  • GUI - Standalone client that provides visualization of geometry and captures user input. This client is connected a Geometry Service over the network via the Geometry Service Network (GSNet) Protocol.

QuickLinks

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Implementation Particulars

  • The Geomtery Service will be written in C/C++ to allow runtime-extensibility and reuse of code in future projects.
  • The Geomtery Service leverages the proven and stable functionalities in BRL-CAD's libraries and binaries.
  • The Geometry Service provides an easy to use and extensible network protocol (GSNet Protocol) for interacting with a running Geometry Server.
  • The Geometry Engine provides a clean and easy to use API for BRL-CAD's libraries and binaries.
  • Each of the three major pieces will be stand-alone products