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Boris RED: What 'ell is OpenGL – Exploring the 'GL' in Boris RED 3GL

Chapter: Video and Computer Technology

Topic: OpenGL and Graphics Cards

OpenGL stands for Open Graphics Library. In general terms, it’s a software library designed to work in compliment with graphics hardware to speed the display of information. In its most basic definition OpenGL is a type of hardware acceleration designed to improve speed and interactivity when working with 3D models. Boris Red 3GL uses this cross-platform standard to speed previews of the manipulation of 3D Planes, Spline Objects, Spline Primitives, and 3D Extrusions.



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