More OpenGL Game Programming / Edition 2

More OpenGL Game Programming / Edition 2

by Editor, Dave Astle, Kevin Hawkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 1592008305

ISBN-13: 9781592008308

Pub. Date: 11/01/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning


"More OpenGL Game Programming" covers the use of OpenGL extensions, vertex and fragment programs, special effects, model animation, and more. It includes coverage of shaders, an important new addition to OpenGL. Building upon the foundation laid in "Beginning OpenGL Game Programming", this book offers coverage of intermediate to advanced topics. "More OpenGL Game

Overview


"More OpenGL Game Programming" covers the use of OpenGL extensions, vertex and fragment programs, special effects, model animation, and more. It includes coverage of shaders, an important new addition to OpenGL. Building upon the foundation laid in "Beginning OpenGL Game Programming", this book offers coverage of intermediate to advanced topics. "More OpenGL Game Programming" is geared towards readers who have an intermediate understanding of game and graphics programming. A majority of the content of the book is not platform-specific, in keeping with the multi-platform API of OpenGL. The methods covered will focus on those that are used in commercial games.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592008308
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
7.22(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.58(d)

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Table of Contents


Part I: Performance Tips and Hints 1. More OpenGL 2. Introduction to Shaders 3. Low-Level Shaders 4. The OpenGL Shading Language 5. Advanced Texture Mapping Part II: Graphics Toolbox 6. Advanced Lighting and Shading 7. Special Effects 8. Rendering Nature 9. Rendering Skies 10. Terrain Part III: Elements of a Game 11. 3D Models and Skeltal Animation 12. Scene Management Bonus Reference Appendixes on Companion Web Site A. Low-Level Shading Languages Reference B. OpenGL Shading Language Reference

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