Learning Modern 3D Graphics Programming
by Jason L. McKesson
Number of pages: 323
What this book offers is beginner-level instruction on what many consider to be an advanced concept. It teaches programmable rendering for beginning graphics programmers, from the ground up. This book also covers some important material that is often neglected or otherwise relegated to 'advanced' concepts.
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