Beginner wants to start coding with openGL


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.

Here 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++.

Sorry to move off-topic a bit, but I don’t have E-mail here…

Newclear… as in Planetarion-round-4 Newclear?

Anyway, 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.

also thing about using glut for your windowing

Wow :slight_smile:

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

Structural sounds pretty farmiliar :slight_smile: