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Re: [vox] want a book recommendation: opengl
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Re: [vox] want a book recommendation: opengl

gabe, please define "red book" and "blue book".

the last thing i want to happen is for me to read the "red book" without
knowing what it is in advance and find a bunch of men with dark glasses
coming after me because i'm not supplying electricity for my computer


begin Gabriel Rosa <grosa@ucdavis.edu> 
> I'm quite fond of the red book (ie, the official opengl manual).
> the blue book also comes in handy when you can't remember what
> glSpiffyEffect3f() does.
> You can't really get more non-platform-centric than those, in fact,
> the red book has some chapters on the details of the more common
> implementations (win32, glx, macos, beos i think).
> -Gabe
> On Tue, 18 Jun 2002, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > can someone make a book recommendation on opengl?
> >
> > book anti-recommendations would be useful too.  in fact, i have two of
> > them already:
> >
> >    OpenGL Programming for Windows 95 and Windows NT
> >    OpenGL Game Programming
> >
> > they're both very MS windows-centric.
> >
> > pete
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