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OpenGL Data Visualization Cookbook by William C. Y. Lo, Raymond C. H. Lo

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Setting up a Mac-based development platform

One important advantage of using OpenGL is the possibility of cross-compiling the same source code on different platforms. If you are planning to develop your application on a Mac platform, you can easily set up your machine for development using the upcoming steps. We assume that you have either Mac OS X 10.9 or higher installed. OpenGL updates are integrated into the system updates for Mac OS X through the graphics driver.

Installing Xcode and command-line tools

The Xcode development software from Apple provides developers with a comprehensive set of tools, which include an IDE, OpenGL headers, compilers, and debugging tools, to create native Mac applications. To simplify the process, we will compile ...

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