Updated: This program presents an original way of the famous Rubik's Cube by an assembly of 27 multi-colored cubies isolated in the space. Even during its deformations, it allows a 3D vision of the cube thanks to the basic MFC graphic functions. This simulation can also rapidly calculate a solution to reordering the Cube.
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