Excellent computer graphics tutorial This is a good solid introductory text on computer graphics theory and programming. Note that the book uses OpenGL rather than teaching it, so if you are looking for an OpenGL tutorial you will be disappointed. For that consult the classic “Red Book” on the subject. This book does throw in a couple of advanced topics – fractals, virtual realism, and ray tracing, for example. I really liked how the explanations were very detailed, and how pseudocode accompanies the explanation of every…
Do not get the new version I’m taking a computer graphics class and this book is used. I bought the new version, the paperback edition. Apart from being completely black and white including the so called color pictures, it’s made with very cheap paper and grainy text. It may not look pretty and I could have done with that but it’s also missing pages, on page 383 to the next page, it jumps to page 388, and that is simply unacceptable. It’s a risk we take when we order online and can’t see the merchandise beforehand but…
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