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OpenGL Superbible: Comprehensive Tutorial and Reference, 7th Edition

Following the OpenGL Pipeline

This chapter from OpenGL Superbible: Comprehensive Tutorial and Reference, 7th Edition, provides an overview of the OpenGL pipeline from start to finish, providing insight into each of the stages, which include fixed-function blocks and programmable shader blocks.

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