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An article that explains how to use this library
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Check whether ReactOS is able to run OpenGL, determine a convincing IDE and get started with the OpenGL on ReactOS.
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25 Apr 2012
Member 8823543
GLW is a simple, compact, <i>drop-in</i> framework for developing simple OpenGL games and demos. Its focus is ease of use, platform abstraction and small footprint.
26 Aug 2008
Cedric Moonen
Learn to create a Win32 message loop and game window and how to set-up OpenGL properly for 2D games
29 Mar 2009
Cedric Moonen
Learn how to load images, display them on the screen and manage them efficiently and how to display animations.
7 Nov 2008
Cedric Moonen
Learn how to draw text and handle the states of your game.
29 Aug 2008
Adrian Savage
Simulation in OSG using discrete events, a Ternary Heap and Interpolation
23 Aug 2012
Alesiani Marco
A concept-tool to create interactive documentations for C/C++ projects
30 Nov 1999
Alessandro Falappa
A plug-in view class that provides OpenGL support
7 Nov 2013
Alexander Chernosvitov
ActiveX component for 3D visualization, embedded in different client applications.
27 Feb 2008
Ali BaderEddin
Learn OpenGL geometric primitives through this interactive program.
8 Oct 2015
Ali BaderEddin
This article describes in detail how to set up your first OpenGL FreeGLUT window and provides you with a template for your OpenGL applications
13 Oct 2015
Ali BaderEddin
This article describes in detail how to set up your first OpenGL FreeGLUT window with multiple subwindows, and provides you with a template for your OpenGL applications.
31 Jan 2008
Ali BaderEddin
This article describes in detail how to create your first GLUI window with some basic controls inside it, and provides you with a template for your OpenGL applications.
1 Feb 2008
Ali BaderEddin
This article describes in detail how to set up an OpenGL window with controls laid out and organized into GLUI subwindow(s), and provides you with a template for your OpenGL applications.
28 Apr 2002
Amol Kakhandki
This article is all about getting started with OpenGL.
1 May 2002
Amol Kakhandki
This article explains the viewing and modeling transformations.
27 Nov 2012
Amory Wong
A GLKView class that can be dropped into your project.
17 Nov 2014
Android on Intel
In this post I'm going to start exploring the topic of blur filters.
19 Nov 2014
Android on Intel
This first installment introduces essential concepts and categories of game engines and middleware to help narrow your choice, including SDK versus Android Native Development Kit (NDK) development.
21 Jan 2015
Android on Intel
In this blog post I'm going to start exploring the topic of blur filters.
20 Jan 2015
Android on Intel
Android* Texture Compression - a comparison study with code sample
20 Jan 2015
Android on Intel
This sample demonstrates the use of the extension GL_INTEL_fragment_shader_ordering, which is written against the OpenGL* 4.4 core profile and GLES 3.1 specifications.
2 Mar 2015
Android on Intel
The following sessions are created specifically for Android developers who want to package their APPS to support Android x86-based devices:
2 Mar 2015
Android on Intel
The Murl Engine is a fresh and free solution for cross-platform development. It is focused on games and multimedia applications and is currently supporting Android, iOS, Windows, OS X and Linux* platforms.
1 Sep 2015
Android on Intel
Which Intel software tool includes a new name, new features, and it's ALL available for FREE?
1 Oct 2015
Android on Intel
This tutorial presents a step-by-step guide to performance analysis, bottleneck identification, and rendering optimization of an OpenGL ES 3.0 application on Android.
1 Oct 2015
Android on Intel
Thanks to an x86-based Android tablet Intel loaned me for testing, PhonoPaper has been improved and optimized.
31 Jul 2015
Android on Intel
This paper describes how to create an x86 player app using the NexPlayer SDK.
30 Oct 2015
Android on Intel
The current generation of Intel® graphics hardware extends Intel’s leadership in enabling innovation across the industry, including being fully ready for DirectX 12 and driving the adoption of advanced features by next-generation games.
1 Dec 2015
Android on Intel
As a follow-up to Adaptive Volumetric Shadow Maps for DirectX 11, we present a port of the same algorithm adapted for Android devices that support OpenGL ES 3.1 and the GL_INTEL_fragment_shader_ordering OpenGL extension.
14 Jan 2016
Android on Intel
This article describes the OpenGLBox sample in the Multi-OS Engine.
14 Jan 2016
Android on Intel
Icy Rocks Workload: A Real Workload for the Android Platform
15 Apr 2016
Android on Intel
The discussion in this blog will focus on the 2 Atom x3 SoC SKUs which have already been launched: C3200RK and C3230RK.
1 Jun 2016
Android on Intel
A tutorial for writing applications using Vulkan. I will share my thoughts and experiences as someone who knows OpenGL and would like to “migrate” to its successor.
6 Feb 2000
Antonio Tejada Lacaci
VRML parser and Partial viewer
7 Feb 2009
ARon_
This article describes the creation of an OpenGL window or OpenGL control with C# and Tao Framework
15 Oct 2012
Ashraf Samy Hegab
How to use OpenGL and friends to write an app that targets mobile and desktop platforms.
25 Oct 2002
Bahrudin Hrnjica
One another approach for picking objects with the mouse in OpenGL scene.
20 Sep 2015
Bartlomiej Filipek
A little guide about modern OpenGL and why it gives us so much value.
28 Apr 2014
Bartlomiej Filipek
Review of a very interesting book about Modern OpenGL Application Development.
20 Oct 2006
Benjamin Wootton
How to create an OpenGL view on a Windows Form.
24 Mar 2015
Carlos Jiménez de Parga
Explanation of a consistent 3D graphics software architecture through a basic OpenGL application
23 Dec 2018
charles922
Introduction to Orbital Mechanics - 2 Body Problem
8 Dec 2007
chazza_10101
How to setup an Axiom application
24 Oct 2001
Chong Hin Ooi
How to draw OpenGL to a window you created in a dialog box with the resource editor without manually using CreateWindow.
15 Aug 2013
Chris Boss
OpenGL based 3D learning software
26 Nov 2013
Chris Boss
3D Sandbox with programable logic built in
21 Jul 2011
Chris H.F. Tsang
Drawing Polylines by tessellation with joints, caps, feathering and per- vertex color
18 Jul 2011
Chris H.F. Tsang
With premium quality anti- aliasing, color, thickness, and minimum CPU overhead.
10 Mar 2009
Christoph Menge
A guide to creating OpenGL applications with Windows Presentation Foundation
19 Jul 2009
Craig Giles
How to adjust your Texture2D object to allow any sized textures in your OpenGL ES project.
14 Jul 2007
daluu
Framework for porting code between different languauges and platforms through a standard XML schema.
27 Jul 2011
Darryl Bryk
Code is described for drawing an image as a 3D surface plot using OpenGL
29 Nov 2000
Davanum Srinivas
This article shows how to use OpenGL calls inside Java AWT Canvas using JDK1.3's JAWT interface
7 Oct 2004
Dave Handley
Using multi-pass techniques to generate outlines in OpenGL.
9 Oct 2011
Dave Kerr
Use OpenGL in a WPF application with ease!
8 Apr 2014
Dave Kerr
Learn how to use OpenGL in your .NET applications with SharpGL.
15 Jan 2009
Dave Kerr
An article showing how to make a Custom AppWizard for OpenGL applications in Visual Studio .NET 2008
7 Apr 2014
Dave Kerr
Use OpenGL in WinForms or WPF applications, directly or with a powerful Scene Graph.
13 Nov 2015
Dave_Voyles
This article focuses on creating your own web project which takes advantage of Emscripten, so that you can take C / C++ code and get it running inside of the browser.
2 Sep 2015
Dave_Voyles
With the advent of WebGL and asm.js, developers can now harness much of the power of their computing device from within the browser and access markets previously unavailable.
15 Nov 2014
David Jeske
An overview and C# implementation of 3d space partitioning using a BVH (bounding volume hierarchy), with dynamic updates via refitting and tree-rotations.
27 Dec 2014
David Jeske
A simple open-source scene manager, and WavefrontOBJ file loader in C# and OpenGL (OpenTK). Runs on MacOS, Windows, and Linux.
8 May 2008
Davidwu
A Cool Vista Sidebar Gadget Style CPUInfo Animate Control! (Fixed)
30 Jun 2013
Divine Augustine
Step by step explanation of 3D image rendering using OpenGL.
29 Dec 2008
Durga Prasad Dhulipudi
Rendering ESRI Shapefiles(.shp) using OpenGL
1 Apr 2012
ed welch
A utility to create texture atlases for 2D OpenGL games
24 Nov 2010
ed welch
Faster, smarter and better looking fonts rendered with OpenGL ES
7 Aug 2011
Eduardo Tucci
OAG is a library written in C++. With this library, you can create OpenGL based applications.
13 Aug 2011
Eduardo Tucci
This tutorial shows Library Code for Geometries 2D how to draw them programatically and how draw to objects using the mouse in an application MFC.
23 Oct 2010
Eduardo Tucci
This tutorial shows library code for 2D Texts and how to draw them programatically using the mouse in an MFC application.
22 Oct 2010
Eduardo Tucci
This tutorial shows library code for 2D Textures and how to draw them programatically using the mouse in an MFC application.
22 Dec 2018
EgorYusov
This article introduces the problem of resource state management and synchronization in modern graphics APIs such as Direct3D12 and Vulkan and describes a solution offered by Diligent Engine.
13 May 2020
EgorYusov
This article introduces Diligent Engine, a modern cross-platform graphics API abstraction library and rendering framework
29 Nov 2017
EgorYusov
This article describes Unity low-level plugin interface and the Unity graphics interface emulator that facilitates native plugin development.
11 Sep 2018
EgorYusov
This article describes several strategies to update GPU resources in Diligent Engine (a modern low-level graphic library) as well as important internal details and performance implications related to each method.
18 Oct 2018
Emre Guldogan
A System for Simulation and Analysis of Logic Circuits
19 Feb 2008
erjan123
OpenGL 3D navigation with Tao and C#, using glRotatef, glTranslatef, and gluLookAt.
20 Feb 2008
erjan123
This is a small program that shows how to navigate in 3D space by using the keyboard and mouse. It uses Tao.OpenGl and Tao.freeGlut. It also shows how to draw a 3D cube.
19 Jun 2008
erjan123
A Simple OpenGL Window using GLUT with Win32 Console Application
5 Feb 2008
erjan123
A Simple OpenGL Stipple Polygon Example using Glut.h
1 Feb 2008
erjan123
A simple C++ console application to create an OpenGL window using the GLUT library
5 Nov 2012
Evgeny Miroshnichenko
2D cross-platfrom game using SDL and Open GLES 2.0
24 Dec 2012
Evgeny Pereguda
Simple XML parser for creation scenes in OSG 3D Engine
4 Oct 2012
Evgeny Pereguda
In this article I present version of lib3ds reader for C++ language
24 May 2015
Evgeny Pereguda
Simple lib for capturing live-video from web-camera by using Media Foundation
10 Nov 2016
Farhad Reza
This article will show you how you can use the OpenGL graphics library in Google's Go language.
3 Jun 2000
Frank W. Wu
Using DIB section to print OpenGL with good resolution.
20 Dec 2006
Gabriyel
An article on integrating an OpenGL-based graph component that provides real-time updates.
20 May 2010
Gaurav Kishore, Prateek Vaishnav
A 3D chess game that can be played between a computer and a human
22 Feb 2007
Gopalakrishna Palem
Explains methods for recording DirectX and OpenGL rendered animations programmatically.
5 Oct 2014
Grasshopper.iics
The Simplest Graphics and Animation tutorial you ever wanted
29 Jun 2015
Hunt Chang
NURBS curve made easy
29 Oct 2003
ICE_WIZARD
This article explains how to select an object using OpenGL.
25 Feb 2004
ICE_WIZARD
A solution for writing game 3D using VC combined with VB.
25 Jul 2016
Igor Gribanov
Performing linear static analysis on a tetrahedral mesh with a little bit of help from a third-party solver.
6 Oct 2012
Igor Okulist
Robust MVC framework for desktop and web development
14 Aug 2007
ImranHKhan
An article on visualizing points in 3D
23 Oct 2015
Intel Corporation
This whitepaper describes how developers can integrate Intel® RealSense™ SDK background segmentation (BGS) middleware to create new immersive collaboration applications.
4 May 2013
ionutcelgroaznic
A simple target control to show us the direction of the enemy, useful especially for computer games
19 Jul 2017
Jaiswar Vipin Kumar R.
In the digital world, we are in Machine Leaning Phase. Where are need to everything on lighting speed. Data storing as we need, in our custom formant, and their availability, stability should be done on finger tips with low infrastructural cost.
2 Feb 2009
Jakub Piwowarczyk
The article describes how to make a DS9097E adapter and read the temperature from a DS18B20 sensor by using the COneWire class.
11 May 2010
Javier Baez
Panorama viewer library for iPhone & iPod touch
31 Dec 2007
Jeffrey Sun
This is a simple example about using OpenGL in CSharp application.
26 Nov 2014
Jeremy Falcon
Provides a base to use when programming OpenGL-enabled applications for the real world, rather than a simple hello world.
21 Sep 2008
John Boero
An extended owner draw ListView that is completely rendered using OpenGL
6 Oct 2009
John Hilton
Simple yet comprehensive viewing code for OpenGL and Direct3D.
12 Oct 2009
John Hilton
How to pan in perspective views so the point under the cursor stays under the cursor.
5 Mar 2010
John Hilton
Save space and save the planet by using integer coordinates
21 Feb 2014
John Hilton
See why your GPU is getting so hot.
15 Jul 2002
Jonathan de Halleux
A set of classes designed to make programming of OpenGL easier
2 Aug 2007
Juan Jose Luna
.NET Client sending and receiving complex SOAP messages from Java Axis web service
20 Jul 2008
Judy Joy
Shows the bare minimum steps to automate the build process of an ASP.NET Visual Studio 2005 solution
7 Jan 2012
Junlin Xu
Rubber-banding with OpenGL - A utility class
3 Mar 2006
jve7gm
An article on rendering FreeType
28 Mar 2008
Kam
An Arcball module using CsGL in C#.
11 Jan 2008
Kam
Arcball module using Tao.OpenGL in C#.
30 Sep 2014
KarstenK
How to start up with OpenGL on iOS.
23 Feb 2005
Ken Mazaika
An object oriented OpenGL particle engine, for the simple creation of advanced particle effects.
27 Jan 2013
Khaldoon Ghanem
This article describes how to visualize complex-valued functions of a single complex variable using the domain coloring method on GPU.
8 Apr 2016
King Coffee
Sample code for OpenCvSharp 3 quick start
4 Mar 2009
Kristian Carazo
A simple OpenGL framework for fast prototyping of OpenGL and game applications
20 Jul 2002
Kuniva
A little dialog example showing you the basic movements of an OpenGL triangle.
23 Apr 2001
Laurent Lardinois
A short OpenGL demo showing multitexturing effects and clever math optimizations.
18 Apr 2013
lxdfigo
A 3D Game Based on Ogre, ODE, 3D Max, CEGUI and so on
12 Oct 2016
Mahmoud Samir Fayed
Getting started with 2D games development and build the Flappy Bird 3000 game using the Ring programming language.
16 Apr 2011
Mark Vinod Sinnathamby
How to set up the OpenGL and freeglut libraries for development in Ubuntu.
23 Jul 2014
martin_bisson
How to use OpenCL with OpenGL to implement algorithms on GPU.
1 Oct 2000
Masoud Samimi
This sample teaches you how to create an OpenGL based Spline Drawing application
1 Oct 2000
Masoud Samimi
This sample teaches you how to create an OpenGL based 3D Drawing application and demonstrates the GLU functions and hit testing using OpenGL and MFC
9 Oct 2013
Matt Scarpino
Accessing digital assets in C++ for three-dimensional rendering.
12 Sep 2013
Matt Scarpino
Using GPU Acceleration to Compute Ray-Triangle Intersection
25 Jul 2013
Matt Scarpino
Simulating displacement, velocity, and acceleration in code.
29 Oct 2007
Michael Mangelsdorf
Framework for loading TGA image data from an SQLite table, decoding this data and binding it to OpenGL textures
17 Feb 2009
MikeTheDwarf
Helper class to display 3D data
27 Mar 2013
mikew67
Create a basic fountain scene using OpenGL ES 1.1
24 Jul 2005
Mircea Puiu
anyTex - a class for non-restrictive textures in OpenGL.
2 Aug 2003
Nikolai Teofilov
An ATL/STL ActiveX control based on OpenGL library for 3D data visualization
6 Feb 2010
Omar Gameel Salem
A C# simulation for DataLink layer using OpenGl
8 Feb 2010
Ozgur Ozcitak
An article explaning how to create a user control for 2D shape drawing with OpenGL
11 Feb 2002
pepito sbarzeguti
True zooming on a perspective view...
6 Feb 2002
Peppino Sbargzeguti
Tesselation of mono connected non convex polygon
9 May 2012
Petr Ivankov
Long time strategy of software design and development
11 Mar 2018
Petrov Vladimir
Weiler-Atherton algorithm in 3D codes demo implementation
21 Nov 2016
Petrov Vladimir
Masking Texture in OpenGL from Bitmap Image File using Class CImage (just call the File Name).
10 May 2017
Petrov Vladimir
Former NeHe OpenGL Lessons adapted to MSVS-15 pro MFC in INICODE and the samples of the Joystick implementation
8 Jun 2017
Petrov Vladimir
Former NeHe OpenGL Lessons adapted to MSVS-15 pro Win32 in INICODE and the samples of the Joystick implementation
5 Aug 2016
Petrov Vladimir
Texture Mapping in OpenGL from any Image File in any format using Class CImage(just call the File Name).
9 Jun 2003
Pierre Alliez
This article explains how to generate resolution independent versions of 3D meshes rendered by OpenGL/MFC programs, i.e. how to export the rendering results to vectorial formats such as encapsulated postscript (EPS) and Windows enhanced metafile (EMF) formats. The main goal consists of being able to
29 Oct 2007
pj4533
Using OpenGL to map the virtual memory address space.
24 Sep 2014
pogib
Simple and PCF shadow mapping algorithms (Bonus Article - Android Wild Card Category)
20 May 2010
Gaurav Kishore, Prateek Vaishnav
A 3D chess game that can be played between a computer and a human
2 Nov 2002
RJ++
Loads a 3D scene from Maya exported GE2 file/files.
30 Jan 2020
Roman Sedaikin
SpaceVIL is a cross-platform and multilingual framework for creating GUI client applications for .NET Framework, .NET Core and JVM. This article discusses the SpaceVIL framework, its capabilities and a brief story of its creation.
13 Sep 2007
Ruiying WANG
A tutorial on how a Firefox plugin does OpenGL rendering
25 Jan 2016
Samuel Teixeira
Why simple if we can be complex?
24 Jun 2010
Santhosh G_
A simple shader developed in GLSL for interpolating two textures
6 Jul 2010
Santhosh G_
A simple shader program to create noise effect in an image
19 Aug 2010
Santhosh G_
Implementation of Sobel Edge Detection and Cartoon Effect using pixel shader.
21 Sep 2011
Santhosh G_
Implementation of different interpolations[Bi-Linear and Bi-Cubic] with OpenGL.
16 Feb 2011
Santhosh G_
PicZoom: A Photo Viewer created in OpenGL
20 Feb 2006
Sergey Matveyev
OpenGL based model of impossible...
24 Oct 2019
Shao Voon Wong
H264 Video Encoder for recording OpenGL rendering
1 Nov 2010
Sharjith
Article showing how to write OS and GUI toolkit portable OpenGL view class
25 May 2012
Sharjith
How to write an application using architecture that supports plug-ins.
18 Apr 2012
Sharjith
A basic demo of modeling curves and surfaces in OpenGL.
5 Mar 2003
Sharjith
A simple StereoLithography data file viewer.
19 Jul 2012
Siddharth Chandra
An introduction to WebGL and basic graphic programming using JavaScript.
23 Dec 2015
Simone Serponi
An easy to use library to quickly setup and run OpenGL applications.
2 Jun 2010
Software_Developer
A Star Wars Scroller Demo that moves smoothly from the bottom to the top in OpenGL (GLUT)
29 May 2010
Software_Developer
A Cessna Skyhawk Skeleton for further development in OpenGL (GLUT) using a Win32 Console
29 May 2010
Software_Developer
A Simulation of a Canadian F-86 fighter jet in Windows Forms using Visual C++ 2005
28 Mar 2005
Stanciu Vlad
How to obtain a motion blur effect.
26 Mar 2019
Steffen Ploetz
Check OpenGL as a basis for appealing applications, that are not necessarily games.
18 Mar 2018
Steffen Ploetz
How to run the -IntegrationSample- of the incredible feature-rich NoesisGUI, that might be the best WPF competitor, on Linux using MonoDevelop and C#.
18 May 2011
Tiberiu Boros
This article shows how to load Milkshape ms3d binary files, animate and display them with OpenGL
16 Oct 2014
Tim_Duncan
In this article, we’ll explore the strides Adobe engineers have made over the last few years to enhance Photoshop using OpenGL* and OpenCL™ to increase hardware utilization.
6 Aug 2002
Todd Jeffreys
An article detailing a project which contains StarWars-esque scrolling text. It is done completely using OpenGL and shows some advanced OpenGL topics. Also included is a framework for using OpenGL windows in your Win32 programs.
21 May 2009
Tommi Laukkanen
A KD-Tree which stores axis aligned boxes.
19 May 2003
Ulf Öhlén
This Custom AppWizard for VC++ 6.0 or VC++.NET creates an OpenGL enabled Win32 application suitable for demos and simple games.
18 May 2006
Vahe Karamian
This code will demonstrate how to generate a terrain from a bitmap file.
30 Dec 2011
Vasily Tserekh
A Basic 3D Asteroid Game in openGL with C#
15 Jul 2014
Vasily Tserekh
A simple 3D exploration of a plaza in OpenGL and C#
30 Mar 2020
Vasily Tserekh
Collision algorithms aren't rocket science and this article proves this idea.
16 Jun 2015
Vasily Tserekh
The project that inspired me to start 3D programming
14 May 2014
Vasily Tserekh
A new version of the asteroid game
17 Apr 2013
Vasily Tserekh
A demo of a solar system programmed in OpenGL and C#
5 Oct 2016
YevheniyK
The article describes a general approach to using Cocos2d-x on top of native components and relevant coding specifics for Cocos2d-x, iOS and Android.