By Mark J. Kilgard

OpenGL is the quickest and most generally on hand software program usual for generating fine quality colour photos of 3D scenes. This functional advisor indicates X programmers tips on how to build operating 3D functions utilizing OpenGL and the way to tightly combine OpenGL purposes with the X Window procedure. Written via a Silicon photographs X Window procedure and OpenGL specialist, OpenGL Programming for the X Window procedure makes use of the OpenGL software Toolkit (GLUT) to teach how OpenGL courses will be built quick and explores OpenGL gains utilizing examples written with GLUT. This publication additionally: *explains the GLX version for integrating OpenGL and Xlib *shows tips on how to use OpenGL with Motif and different widget units *discusses the newest OpenGL criteria: OpenGL 1.1, GLX 1.2, and GLU 1.2 *covers complicated issues comparable to replacement enter units and overlays *includes worthy info for making sure OpenGL portability and interoperability *provides guidelines for functionality tuning every one bankruptcy comprises resource code demonstrating the innovations defined. resource code for all of the examples supplied, and for the GLUT library itself, can be found for downloading through the web. meant for C programmers accustomed to the Xlib and/or Motif programming interfaces. No past OpenGL wisdom is needed. 0201483599B04062001

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