The Source: January 2007

This issue of the Kitware Software Developer’s Quarterly newsletter contains three diverse articles related to Kitware’s open source projects. Will Schroeder provides an overview of interactive elements known as 3D Widgets that can be embedded into a VTK scene to intuitively control various visualization parameters. Andy Cedilnik describes a crossplatform software packaging tool known as CPack that is distributed as part of CMake. Amy Squillacote contributes a detailed tutorial describing the steps required to add customized functionality, including algorithms and user interface, to ParaView 2.6.

Table of Contents

Editor’s Note............................................................................ 1
Recent Releases ..................................................................... 1
VTK’s 3D Widgets ................................................................... 3
Packaging Software With CPack................................................ 6
Adding a New Filter to ParaView 2.6 ......................................... 8
In Progress ........................................................................... 12
Kitware News ........................................................................ 12