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Buying books on GLUT is a waste of money and a waste of time, GLUT is a helper API and is not that hard to learn with online resources IMO.

-Lev

[edited by - Lev Povalahev on March 17, 2002 5:43:09 PM]

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>>In my oppinion, GLUT itself is a waste of time.<<

why do a lot of beginners have this issue with glut?

>>It just one big shortcut that hinders you from learning about OGL details that you need to learn.<<

like what?

>>Its for lazy people<<

smart ppl

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quote:
Original post by TheBlackJester
In my oppinion, GLUT itself is a waste of time. It just one big shortcut that hinders you from learning about OGL details that you need to learn. Its for lazy people


What OGL details? THe only thing glut hides are the windowing system-specific details, which IS NOT part of OGL.

Yes, learning how to fill out a PIXELFORMATDESCRIPTOR is eventually important, but 99% of the time glutDisplayMode(GLUT_DOUBLE | GLUT_RGBA); is all we need. Plus it''s 100X shorter.

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