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newclear
01-20-2003, 02:47 AM
hi!

I'm a seasoned C programmer and i want to know
what should i download to start programming with OpenGL, and some good tutorials, and anything that
would help a newbie.

my platform is linux, using the C language, thanks.

marcus256
01-20-2003, 04:33 AM
Here (http://hem.passagen.se/opengl/getstarted) is a OpenGL "getting started" page. If you look in the top frame of the page, you will also find some basic tutorials.

Good luck!

PS. All in C, of course, no C++. http://www.opengl.org/discussion_boards/ubb/wink.gif

Structural
01-20-2003, 05:06 AM
Sorry to move off-topic a bit, but I don't have E-mail here...

Newclear... as in Planetarion-round-4 Newclear?

http://www.opengl.org/discussion_boards/ubb/biggrin.gif

Anyway, nehe.gamedev.net is great for learning OGL, but since you're on Linux this might be a bit of a problem. He DOES cover a lot of OpenGL techniques though and doesn't come back on the Windows OS in most of his tutorials.

You also might want to do a search for SDL, which is a cross-platform solution for OpenGL.

mdog1234
01-20-2003, 01:47 PM
also thing about using glut for your windowing

newclear
01-20-2003, 02:52 PM
Wow :-)

I used to play planetarion, yeah, newclear of 73:11:16 ( or something too the like )

Structural sounds pretty farmiliar :-)