Steal This Surface Plotting Applet

In the applets below, you the instructor can customize appearance, example problems and basic functionality of a student applet. To use any of these applets with your own settings, just follow the appropriate directions below!

Graphing a function in two variables

  1. Download the Flash player file fun_graph3d_gallery.swf and fun_graph3d_gallery.html to a subdirectory (a.k.a., folder) on your website. Click on the second of these files to see what the applet will look like. You will also need the helper file AC_RunActiveContent.js in this same directory.
  2. Edit the file graph3Ddata.xml to customize the gallery of examples. Look here to see an explanation of the various choices you have.
  3. Copy the field of text given, and paste it into a text file called graph3Ddata.xml (capitalization matters!) in the same subdirectory where you put the files in step #1.
  4. Direct users to http://[yourdomain/yoursubdirectory]/fun_graph3d_gallery.html, and they will find your version of the applet.