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  Should I be reading tutorials on OpenGL before LWJGL?  (Read 1791 times)
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Offline ShadowProtocol

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« Posted 2010-11-22 17:58:28 »

I finally got LWJGL installed, but then I didn't know what I was doing aside from copying code from the 3D Asteroids Coke and Code tutorial. I supposed I should check out the OpenGL Red Book and learning OpenGL before messing with LWJGL. What do you think?
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« Reply #1 - Posted 2010-11-22 18:20:00 »

Yes!
LWJGL doesn't give you anything so to speak, it just enables you to do stuff. You still have to know what to do Wink

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« Reply #2 - Posted 2010-11-22 18:51:45 »

Is the Red Book the best option? :]
I figure once I learn OpenGL, I can use it in any language, it won't matter if I am doing Java now or some other language in the future!
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« Reply #3 - Posted 2010-11-22 19:00:23 »

Try a bit of NeHe.

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« Reply #4 - Posted 2010-11-22 19:41:39 »

Try a bit of NeHe.

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last time I ever tried nehe, it didnt work very wellw ith LWJGL Tongue
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« Reply #5 - Posted 2010-11-22 21:07:01 »

OpenGL is pretty much the same everywhere.

Instead of pointers you got buffer thingies. That's about it.

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