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i have a good knowledge in c++ but i now need to learn an API i''ve decided on OpenGL, i was trying the nehe tutorials but they are kind of hard to follow IMO and i need an easier one or one that starts out more gradual is possible thanks!!

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Web Sites:

http://www.ultimategameprogramming.com has tutorials like NeHes but a little easier on the base code IMHO, and they also have tuts for MFC, DirectX, C/C++ and Java (My fave!)

http://www.gametutorials.com is also a fave of mine which has alot of valuable tutorials with the same topics as above but also gives tutorials for developing games just with Win32.

Once you''ve got so far into those tutorials you''ll have no problem going back to NeHe and giving his tutorials another go.

As for learning an API you should really get a book eventually as its alot more available and books have more time to explain things to you. A web developer can only make a tutorial so long

Books:

OpenGL Game Programming - Absolutely brilliant, this will take you through the math, explain setting up OpenGL with Win32 and also gives you DirectX tutorials for making Input and Sound work with OpenGL, it finishes up with a complete game which is pretty good

OpenGL Programming Guide, Version 1.4 - if you really want to learn the OpenGL API eventually you''ve got to get this, it will be your bible!

Have as much fun with OpenGL as I am,
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Guest Anonymous Poster
nehe.gamedev.net nothing is better...

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Hey no problem, enjoy OpenGL!

EDIT: Oh almost forgot, you may find the OpenGL Tutorials for Windows a little hard wherever you go if you aren't familiar with the very basics of the Win32 API. Just go to: http://www.winprog.org?? (think thats right) and follow the first 4 or so tutorials there and you'll be rocking!

Aslong as you understand the WNDCLASSEX structure, CreateWindowEx(), and the basics of Device Contexts you'll be okay.

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PS Anymore probs getting started with OpenGL give us a shout


[edited by - Webbster on February 6, 2004 3:35:07 PM]

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Guest Anonymous Poster
http://www.morrowland.com/apron/tut_gl.php but it''s also based on the NeHe simple basecode but I like it!
Dave

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