Archives July 18, 2008

ShowMeDo video on PyOpenGL

Erik Thompson has a video tutorial up on ShowMeDo where he builds a molecular viewer using PyOpenGL, wxPython and bzr.  Haven't had time to view it myself, but it looks quite extensive.  Focus seems to be on new users.

Check explicitly for extension support in OpenGL

Discovered a bug in PyOpenGL under Mesa this morning.  One of those "duh!" moments where you realise you're being a bit too clever and simple about things.  Luckily it was pretty easy to fix, as the whole of the extension hierarchy is auto-generated.

Basically, in OpenGL, extensions and functions > 1.1 are all potentially missing ...

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