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OpenGL® SuperBible, Third Edition by Benjamin Lipchak, Richard S. Wright

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Chapter 2. Using OpenGL

by Richard S. Wright, Jr.

What Is OpenGL?

OpenGL is strictly defined as “a software interface to graphics hardware.” In essence, it is a 3D graphics and modeling library that is highly portable and very fast. Using OpenGL, you can create elegant and beautiful 3D graphics with ...

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