Have you ever printed anything in 3D? If not, it's super cool and you should watch this video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tr_H8v0LiW0
I was inspired to make a 2D version of the MakerBot machine. Here is what I came up with:
You can make some really cool looking structures:
This program features a high precision collision detection system to simulate the globby plastic effect produced by the real 3D Makerbot.
Try it out here! (downloadable .jar): https://github.com/doppl3r/MakerBot2D/raw/master/out/artifacts/MakerBot2D/MakerBot2D.jar
Feel free to fork the open source code too https://github.com/doppl3r/MakerBot2D
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