How To: Create a spinning 3D cube with OpenGL, GLUT and C++

Create a spinning 3D cube with OpenGL, GLUT and C++

In order to complete this 3D spinning cube using OpenGL and GLUT for C++ programming, you need to know the basics of C++ programming. This video lesson covers everything you should already know. Check out the other videos to get the full gist:

1. Creating basic 3D shapes
2. Using transformations and timers
3. Adding color to 3D scenes
4. Adding lighting to 3D scenes
5. Adding texture to 3D objects

This lesson puts everything in those lessons together, in order to crystallize what you have learned. Since we love spinning objects so much, we want to make a spinning cube with two sides textured, two sides solid-colored, and two sides with a color gradient.

*Get the text version of this lesson.
*Download the source code.
*Try out the exercises.

Check out the other videos in this video series.

Create a spinning 3D cube with OpenGL, GLUT and C++

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