Java-Gaming.org    
Featured games (81)
games approved by the League of Dukes
Games in Showcase (499)
Games in Android Showcase (118)
games submitted by our members
Games in WIP (567)
games currently in development
News: Read the Java Gaming Resources, or peek at the official Java tutorials
 
    Home     Help   Search   Login   Register   
Pages: [1]
  ignore  |  Print  
  Textured Sphere  (Read 1609 times)
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
Offline zaknixon

Senior Newbie




</bored>


« Posted 2003-07-24 10:34:01 »

Anyone have an example of a textured sphere?

Thanks

Zak

----------------------------------
Zak Nixon
Software Engineer
Davidson Technologies
-----------------------------------
Offline Caoimhin

Junior Member





« Reply #1 - Posted 2003-07-24 19:11:28 »

Zak,

I strongly encourage you to get a copy of "The Red Book."  No OpenGL programmer should be without it.  It's formal name is:

OpenGL Programming Guide: The Official Guide to Learning Opengl, Version 1.2 by Mason Woo, Jackie Neider, Tom Davis, OpenGL Architecture Review board, Paula Womack - Paperback - 800 pages 3rd edition (August 6, 1999) Addison-Wesley Pub Co; ISBN: 0201604582

http://gamedev.net hosts a free pdf copy of an older version at http://www.gamedev.net/download/redbook.pdf.

In there you will find enough information to give yourself a solid foundation in OpenGL.  Converting the C examples into jogl is trivial, so don't let that bother you.  From there, you should be able to look at any OpenGL example and adapt it to your needs.

A few sites I'd recommend are:
http://nehe.gamedev.net
http://www.gametutorials.com
http://www.lighthouse3d.com
Offline zaknixon

Senior Newbie




</bored>


« Reply #2 - Posted 2003-07-24 22:45:07 »

Thank you for your help pointing me in the right direction, but I own all the OpenGL,Java3D books published.

But unfourtunately, each book does not tell the mathematical formulas to achieve this. It always tells theory, not practice.

I am rusty on my math, therefore making it difficult to match spherical coordinates to the (s,t) values for my texture.

You would think that some guru out there would post a simple solution to this, but I guess not.

But thanks for your help.

Zak

----------------------------------
Zak Nixon
Software Engineer
Davidson Technologies
-----------------------------------
Games published by our own members! Check 'em out!
Legends of Yore - The Casual Retro Roguelike
Offline pepijnve

Junior Member




Java games rock!


« Reply #3 - Posted 2003-07-25 06:44:40 »

Google handed me this page:
http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/~pbourke/opengl/sphere/
Hope it helps.
Pages: [1]
  ignore  |  Print  
 
 
You cannot reply to this message, because it is very, very old.

 

Add your game by posting it in the WIP section,
or publish it in Showcase.

The first screenshot will be displayed as a thumbnail.

Pippogeek (36 views)
2014-09-24 16:13:29

Pippogeek (29 views)
2014-09-24 16:12:22

Pippogeek (18 views)
2014-09-24 16:12:06

Grunnt (41 views)
2014-09-23 14:38:19

radar3301 (24 views)
2014-09-21 23:33:17

BurntPizza (60 views)
2014-09-21 02:42:18

BurntPizza (30 views)
2014-09-21 01:30:30

moogie (35 views)
2014-09-21 00:26:15

UprightPath (48 views)
2014-09-20 20:14:06

BurntPizza (52 views)
2014-09-19 03:14:18
List of Learning Resources
by Longor1996
2014-08-16 10:40:00

List of Learning Resources
by SilverTiger
2014-08-05 19:33:27

Resources for WIP games
by CogWheelz
2014-08-01 16:20:17

Resources for WIP games
by CogWheelz
2014-08-01 16:19:50

List of Learning Resources
by SilverTiger
2014-07-31 16:29:50

List of Learning Resources
by SilverTiger
2014-07-31 16:26:06

List of Learning Resources
by SilverTiger
2014-07-31 11:54:12

HotSpot Options
by dleskov
2014-07-08 01:59:08
java-gaming.org is not responsible for the content posted by its members, including references to external websites, and other references that may or may not have a relation with our primarily gaming and game production oriented community. inquiries and complaints can be sent via email to the info‑account of the company managing the website of java‑gaming.org
Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.18 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines | Managed by Enhanced Four Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!