I bought Peter Walchs book Zen and the Art of Direct3d. I found that book to be WAAAY lacking in any advanced topics and found I could learn. Publication: · Book. Direct3d Shaderx: Vertex and Pixel Shader Tips and Tricks with Cdrom. Wordware Publishing Inc. Plano, TX, USA © ISBN. Direct3D ShaderX begins with an introduction to vertex and pixel shader programming and moves on to a wide array of specialized shader.

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Special effects shaders are also presented, including those for such effects as bubbles, rippling water, animated grass, and particle flows.

Direct3D ShaderX : Vertex and Pixel Shader Tips and Tricks

Livraison partout dans le monde. Vertex and pixel shader programming allows graphics and game developers to create photorealistic graphics on the personal computer for the first time. Posted December 19, Chris marked it as to-read May 16, Using Shader Studio for shader development Character animation Image processing and font smoothing Diffuse cube mapping Rendering different types of water Using 3D textures and effects Designing shader-driven game engines The companion CD contains vertex and pixel shader code and a number of demos described in the book.

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Pavel marked it as to-read Aug 15, Not to knock Peter but the book was just too much of a beginners book for my tastes. Original post by Wikkyd Too advanced doesnt shy me away. Wolfgang also used a good part of the book for dirct3d beginners to vertex programs and pixel shaders.


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Books by Wolfgang F. There will be different suggestions for advanced rendering, data structures, physics, animation, and so on. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

It also has some horrible chapters. If you intended to correct an error in the dirwct3d then please contact us. Yeah, Dirrct3d was torn on the rehash part – experienced people don”t like it, novice people need it to make sense of everything else.

To give you a better idea of what Im looking for, I”m looking for pretty much any book that gives ”advanced” rendering techniques specific to the DirectX API, especially in the area of special effects.

Librairie Eyrolles – Paris 5e Indisponible. Archived This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies. ShaderX has some very good chapters. Shaxerx dont want to waste time reinventing the wheel. Martisch marked it as to-read Oct 04, Original post by RollingRock You should either describe more what you are looking for, or browse these two in a store.

By Alteration Started Saturday at Konexion rated it liked it Aug 09, And with DirectX, programmers have access to an assembly language interface to the transformation and lighting hardware vertex shaders and the pixel pipeline pixel shaders.


The first half is little more than a rehash of the SDK, but the second half is applicable to shaders of all versions.

This book begins with an introduction to vertex and pixel shader programming and moves on to a wide array of specialised shader tricks contributed by 27 experts in game and graphics programming. Again, I would not suggest getting this book if you don”t have ps. Shivam Dwivedi marked it as to-read Mar 31, If advance shader topics is what you want, then ShaderX is the best u can find.

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An existing connection was forcibly closed by the remote host – UDP Issue. Nathan rated it really liked it Mar 30, Graphics and GPU Programming. By Gnollrunner Started December There are several hardcover books, but you probably want to browse them to see if directt3d fit your needs. Some of the Shaderc and PS tricks in the book are not straight forward and substantial understanding of D3D and shaders are implicitly a requirement.