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frozenflip
08-09-2004, 10:58 AM
I know nothing about programming OpenGl, but am trying to learn the basics for a scientific application my research group is starting up on.

My question is this: where's the OpenGL api? am i absolutely required to buy a book? I would have expected there to be a pdf lying around somewhere...

what i think i'm looking for is simply a language specification, such that if i see a gl*() function call, i can look up what it does.

frozenflip
08-09-2004, 11:04 AM
so i've been looking at the old reference manual at

http://www.rush3d.com/reference/opengl-bluebook-1.0/

how different is this from the latest version?

08-09-2004, 11:15 AM
Originally posted by frozenflip:
My question is this: where's the OpenGL api?On the frontpage? There is a whole menu dedicated to the docs & specs.