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mindspin
03-30-2005, 02:51 PM
I've had a tough time trying to find the applicable header files and a decent tutorial. I'm trying to get the openGL header files for windows (vs.net).

Sorry if this is considered a stupid question, but what files do I need, and where is a good tutorial?
(getting the header files, writing a simple program, ect...)

Aeluned
03-30-2005, 02:59 PM
It's not a stupid question :)

header files:
http://oss.sgi.com/projects/ogl-sample/registry/

tutorial:
http://nehe.gamedev.net/

book:
OpenGL 'Red Book'
http://www.opengl.org/documentation/red_book_1.0/

happy OpenGLing.

mindspin
03-30-2005, 03:07 PM
So glext.h, glxext.h, and wglext.h are all the files I need to start using vs.net c++?

Supercamel
03-30-2005, 04:50 PM
i would recommend getting glaux.dll and glaux.h as well. it old and antiquated but its useful if you are going to do NeHe's tutorials. glaux is hard to find and i cant remember where i got it from but if you give me an email ill send it to you :)

mindspin
03-30-2005, 05:05 PM
to anyone who has used nehe's tutorial for windows,
exactly what files do I need (h, dll, bin, ect...)
and where can I get them?

I'm also having a problem with the first part of his tutorial, linking the bin files. There's no settings under the Project menu.

Supercamel
03-30-2005, 05:13 PM
for NeHe's tutorials you need

gl.h, glaux.h, glext.h, glu.h, glaux.lib, glu32.lib, opengl32.lib, glaux.dll, glu32.dll and glu.dll

i think thats it. the dll's go in the system32 directory and the lib's go in your compilers lib directory

mindspin
03-30-2005, 05:29 PM
I'm having trouble finding glaux.dll and glu.dll

If anyone has them...

AIM: InvaderMindspin

Supercamel
03-30-2005, 06:17 PM
check your inbox, i just sent them