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Is this the most effective and efficient programming style for prototyping (a ray tracer) in Mathematica?

I am trying out Mathematica as a prototyping tool. As an initial exercise I have put together a brute force ray tracer, with a view to using Mathematica's built in probability distribution functions ...
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Is Mathematica 10 color managed?

With ColorProfileData[] Mathematica 10 can handle device-dependent color spaces. However, images with embedded color profiles, e.g. sRGB, are rendered and displayed ...
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How to make Graphics3D with multiple lighting sources being rendered faster

I have a very "precise"(through setting "SpherePoints") Sphere illuminated by hundreds of random color lighting sources. The ...
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How to plot points in 2D without restricting their apparent positions to pixel grid?

Compare the two renderings of the same point in the following code (this is just a reduced example, I know I could just zoom in the scene, it's not an option in original code): ...
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Frontend cursor movement speed depends on the position in large notebook file

I run Mathematica v9 on my Atom laptop (don't ask) and I got used to the fact that everything is slower. Except for one annoying thing: cursor movement (in text) is slower than the keyboard key repeat ...
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Inconsistent font rendering when using a remote kernel on a different OS

I have a Mathematica 10.0 on Linux and one on OSX. I'm using the OSX as a remote kernel. During parallel computation, if I render some graphics, the fonts and axes are not rendered the same way ...
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Bad rendering of rotated text in 3D graphics in notebooks

Why is my rotated text so badly rendered in 3D graphics in notebooks (the exported pdf are OK). It happens for me with v9 or v10.1.0 and OSX (10.9.5). Notice that the rendering is good in 2D ...
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RegionPlot3D of MeshRegion with VertexColor-like behavior

I regularly use the VertexColors option with GraphicsComplex[] to render images of objects with certain attributes at the ...