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This section explains the basics of the OpenGL API and answers some of the most frequently asked questions about it.
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[[:Category:General OpenGL|General OpenGL Category Page]]
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== General information ==
  
; [[Viewing and Transformations]] : Answers about Transformations.
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OpenGL concepts
; [[Clipping, Culling, and Visibility Testing]]
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* [[OpenGL Objects]]: The standard OpenGL object model.
; [[Color]]
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* [[OpenGL Error Codes]]
; [[Depth Buffer]]
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; [[Texture Mapping]]
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[[OpenGL Shading Language]] aka GLSL.
; [[Drawing Lines over Polygons]] : Using glPolygonOffset.
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{{shader list}}
; [[Rasterization and Operations on the Framebuffer]]
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; [[Alpha Blending]] : Transparency and Translucency.
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OpenGL object types and concepts
; [[Display Lists and Vertex Arrays]]
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{{object list}}
; [[Fonts]]
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; [[Lights and Shadows]]
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== Rendering pipeline ==
; [[Curves and Surfaces]]
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{{pipeline list}}
; [[Selection mechanism]]
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; [[NPOT Textures]]
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== FAQs and factoids ==
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* [[FAQ]]: frequently asked questions
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** [[FAQ/Color]]
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* [[Creating an OpenGL Context]]
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* [[Get Context Info]]: Getting Information From GL
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* [[OpenGL and multithreading]]
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* [[Debugging Tools]]
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* [[Common Mistakes]]
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* [[Common Mistakes: Deprecated]]
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* [[Legacy OpenGL]]: why it is better to use modern GL rather than legacy GL
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* [[Drawing Lines over Polygons]]: Using glPolygonOffset.
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== Deprecated Functionality ==
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The following sections are deprecated in version 3.0 and removed in 3.1 and above. You should not rely on this functionality going forward.
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* [[Fixed Function Texture Binding]]: See [[Use Texture With Shader|GLSL sampler binding]] instead.
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* [[Texture Combiners]]: See [[OpenGL Shading Language|The OpenGL Shading Language]] instead.
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* [[Vertex Arrays]]: See [[Buffer Object]] and [[Vertex Specification]].
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* [[Vertex Formats]]: See [[Vertex Array Object]]
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* [[Shadow Mapping without shaders]]
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* [[Fonts]]
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* [[Vertex Transformation]]
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* [[Selection mechanism]]
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* [[p-buffer]]
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* [[VBO - more]]
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* [[VBO - just examples]]
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* [[Mathematics of glTexGen]]
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* [[Viewing and Transformations]] : Answers about Transformations.
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[[Category:General OpenGL]]

Latest revision as of 15:25, 22 April 2019

General OpenGL Category Page

General information

OpenGL concepts

OpenGL Shading Language aka GLSL.


OpenGL object types and concepts


Rendering pipeline


FAQs and factoids

Deprecated Functionality

The following sections are deprecated in version 3.0 and removed in 3.1 and above. You should not rely on this functionality going forward.