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tbc2004
11-21-2003, 08:13 AM
hi all,
my Name is Bilal and i'm Beginners in OpenGL and i want to learn it... so can any one tell me which Book i need and what Software i have to start with??? i will be Grateful for your help...
thanks a lot...

11-21-2003, 08:24 AM
for starters take a look at nehe.gamedev.net
very resourcefull site

11-21-2003, 08:38 AM
nehe is definitely the best free source for openGL, but I would also recommend you get either the openGL red or blue book (i cant remeber which one is the newest...) or OpenGL Super Bible (which is what I have). openGL is free so all you really need is a compiler. If its not on your system, then I suggest updating from the 1980's.

nexusone
11-21-2003, 08:42 AM
The openGL programming guide is a good source to help get started (also know as the red book).

You will need some type of compiler, and choose what language you want to program in.

C/C++ is the most popular language to use, here are two compilers:

Microsoft Visual C++ (windows only)
DEV-C++ by Bloodshed software, free C/C++ compiler and GUI. (I use thi



Originally posted by tbc2004:
hi all,
my Name is Bilal and i'm Beginners in OpenGL and i want to learn it... so can any one tell me which Book i need and what Software i have to start with??? i will be Grateful for your help...
thanks a lot...