installation

Übersicht: Blend4Web


Objectives

With this learning unit the Berlin-Clock will be prepared for the presentation in the browser. In the end the user only needs to know the link to our webpage. So you need some webspace or a service like Dropbox. If there is no way, you can spread your work by email.

Instructions

Tasks:
  1. Download/extract the Blend4Web SDK.
  2. Configure Blender and make the addon available.
  3. Open one of your Blend files and start exporting as HTML.
  4. Open your HTML page and check the result. Experment also with the control elements behind the configuration icon.

Download and unzip

When downloading you should pay attention to the appropriate version of Blender. If the file is saved unzip it to any folder.

Download: https://www.blend4web.com/en/downloads

Installation

The installation is described on the following website well.

Instructions: https://www.blend4web.com/doc/en/setup.html

The short version:

  • start Blender
  • Menu: File > User Preferences ...
  • select the tab: File
  • add the path to blend4web_ce folder to the position Scripts
  • Menu: Save User Settings
  • Close and restart Blender (the new path should be registered)
  • again ...
  • Menue: File > User Preferences ...
  • this time the tab: Add-ons
  • Search web you will find Import-Export: Blend4Web
  • select Run on Startup
  • Menu: Save User Settings

Test run

Now the first test export can be started if it might also not look particularly pretty. Open the last version of the »Berlin-Clock« or another Blender file.

With the following menu action performed, as a result an HTML page will be generated:

  • File >> Export >> Blend4Web (.html) *

Double-clicking on the HTML page starts the default browser and the Result can be admired. Also test the configuration options, behind the gear icon.

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