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Cesium Version b17 Released

Cesium version b17 is now available for download.

A CZML defined sun vector.

Highlights for this release include:

  • Added sun visualization.
  • Added support for CZML defined vectors.
  • Added support for OES_vertex_array_object, which improves rendering performance.
  • Improved horizon culling for terrain rendering. See the blog post for more details.
  • Added a new HomeButton widget for returning to the default view of the current scene mode.
  • Added a rotation parameter to Polygon.configureExtent.
  • Improved the load ordering of terrain and imagery tiles so relevant detail is now more likely to be loaded first.
  • Realtime playback improvement contribution from accepted Google Summer of Code student Ravi Agrawal.

For a full list of changes, see the change log.