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Modern OpenGL: Introduction

This training provides a comprehensive introduction to modern OpenGL development. Beginning with the basic concepts, all the fundamental topics to develop flexible, high performance OpenGL code that run on the desktop and embedded / mobile devices will be covered. Key techniques including lighting, texturing, framebuffer objects and transformations are introduced, in a format suitable for any developer working in C or C++.

Course Contents

“The training was excellent. Sean Harmer knows the ins and outs of OpenGL and I would really recommend everyone interested in 3D graphics to follow this course.” – Eddy Alleman, EDAL solutions BVBA
  • Basic OpenGL window and context management
  • The modern OpenGL pipeline
  • Rendering geometry with GLSL shaders and vertex buffer objects
  • Transformations and coordinate systems, projection and camera handling
  • Fundamentals of lighting including the standard Phong model
  • Using textures to increase quality and flexibility, including multi-texturing
  • Working with frame-buffer-objects (FBOs)

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Why learn modern OpenGL?

OpenGL is the industry standard for high performance graphics and computation on desktop, mobile and embedded platforms. Whether the requirement is visualizing large data sets, creating engaging user interfaces or breathtaking real-time visuals, getting the topics covered in this course is essential.

Course Information

  • Target audience: Developers who want to start working with hardware-accelerated graphics, or update their OpenGL knowledge based on current best practices
  • Prerequisite: This course is suitable for developers with no prior graphics experience, but familiarity with C and/or C++ is necessary
  • Duration: 3 Days

Forthcoming courses in:

FromDaysLocation/TimeCourseLanguagePrice Ex. VATStatusRegister
August 31st, 2021 3 Online 9:00-16:00 CEST, Europe Introduction to Qt/QML English € 1250.00 (plus VAT if applicable) Confirmed
September 20th, 2021 5 Online 14:00-18:00 KST, Korea Testing Qt with Squish English € 999.00 (plus VAT if applicable) Confirmed
September 21st, 2021 3 Online 9:00-17:00 CEST, Europe Formation Qt Widgets French € 1250.00 (plus VAT if applicable) Confirmed
October 5th, 2021 3 Online 9:00-17:00 CEST, Europe Programmation Qt QML Avancée French € 1500.00 (plus VAT if applicable)
October 19th, 2021 3 Online 9:00-17:00 CEST, Europe Formation Qt Quick (QML) French € 1250.00 (plus VAT if applicable)
October 26th, 2021 4 9:00-16:00 CEST, Berlin, Germany Modern C++: C++11 / C++14 / C++17 English € 2000.00 (plus VAT if applicable) Confirmed
November 30th, 2021 3 9:00-16:00 CET, Berlin, Germany Advanced QML English € 1500.00 (plus VAT if applicable) Confirmed
December 14th, 2021 3 9:00-16:00 CET, Berlin, Germany Debugging and Profiling Qt applications on Linux English € 2000.00 (plus VAT if applicable) Confirmed
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