OpenGL® SuperBible, Fourth Edition, begins by illuminating the core techniques of “classic” OpenGL graphics programming, from drawing in space to geometric transformations, from lighting to texture mapping. The authors cover newer OpenGL capabilities, including OpenGL 2.1’s powerful programmable pipeline, vertex and fragment shaders, and advanced buffers. They also present thorough, up-to-date introductions to OpenGL implementations on multiple platforms, including Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux, UNIX, and embedded systems.
· An entirely new chapter on OpenGL ES programming for handhelds
· Completely rewritten chapters on OpenGL for Mac OS X and GNU/Linux
· Up-to-the-minute coverage of OpenGL on Windows Vista
· New material on floating-point color buffers and off-screen rendering
· In-depth introductions to 3D modeling and object composition
· Expert techniques for utilizing OpenGL’s programmable shading language
· Thorough coverage of curves, surfaces, interactive graphics, textures, shadows, and much more
· A fully updated API reference, and an all-new section of full-color images
You’ll rely on this book constantly–whether you’re learning OpenGL for the first time, deepening your graphics programming expertise, upgrading from older versions of OpenGL, or porting applications from other environments.
Now part of the OpenGL Technical Library–The official knowledge resource for OpenGL developers
The OpenGL Technical Library provides tutorial and reference books for OpenGL. The Library enables programmers to gain a practical understanding of OpenGL and shows them how to unlock its full potential. Originally developed by SGI, the Library continues to evolve under the auspices of the OpenGL Architecture Review Board (ARB) Steering Group (now part of the Khronos Group), an industry consortium responsible for guiding the evolution of OpenGL and related technologies.
About the Authors xxxv
Part I: The Old Testament
Chapter 1 Introduction to 3D Graphics and OpenGL 9
Chapter 2 Using OpenGL 33
Chapter 3 Drawing in Space: Geometric Primitives and Buffers 73
Chapter 4 Geometric Transformations: The Pipeline 127
Chapter 5 Color, Materials, and Lighting: The Basics 173
Chapter 6 More on Colors and Materials 229
Chapter 7 Imaging with OpenGL 251
Chapter 8 Texture Mapping: The Basics 303
Chapter 9 Texture Mapping: Beyond the Basics 341
Chapter 10 Curves and Surfaces 377
Chapter 11 It’s All About the Pipeline: Faster Geometry Throughput 421
Chapter 12 Interactive Graphics 457
Chapter 13 Occlusion Queries: Why Do More Work Than You Need To? 481
Chapter 14 Depth Textures and Shadows 495
Part II: The New Testament
Chapter 15 Programmable Pipeline: This Isn’t Your Father’s OpenGL 515
Chapter 16 Vertex Shading: Do-It-Yourself Transform, Lighting, and Texgen 547
Chapter 17 Fragment Shading: Empower Your Pixel Processing 567
Chapter 18 Advanced Buffers 601
Part III: The Apocrypha
Chapter 19 Wiggle: OpenGL on Windows 641
Chapter 20 OpenGL on Mac OS X 685
Chapter 21 OpenGL on Linux 713
Chapter 22 OpenGL ES — OpenGL on the Small 735
Appendix A Further Reading/References 773
Appendix B Glossary 777
Appendix C API Reference 783
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